Front-Page New York Times Story on "The Whole Nine Yards"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Dec 26 23:45:32 UTC 2012

Tomorrow's New York Times will have a story about the recent discoveries by Bonnie Taylor-Blake and me about the etymology of the phrase "the whole nine yards."  I believe the story is going to be on the front page of the print newspaper.  Ben Zimmer and Jesse Sheidlower are also quoted, and Sam Clements is mentioned.  The ADS-L list serv is referred to, and there is a link to Barry Popik's website.  The online version is already up:

Fred Shapiro
YALE BOOK OF QUOTATIONS (Yale University Press)

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