Antedating of "Sexual Harassment"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Oct 7 01:58:26 UTC 2012

sexual harassment (OED3 1973)

1972 _Columbia Daily Spectator_ 11 Oct. 3/3 (Columbia Spectator Archive)  Another issue to which the women plan to bring attention is sexual harassment of women on the streets and on campus.  "A woman who has to walk from Columbia to 110th Street runs a gamut of various obscenities," one woman said.

Fred Shapiro

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