Antedating of "Piggy Bank"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 12 02:59:26 UTC 2013

piggy bank (OED 1939)

1917 _Baltimore Sun_ 11 June 12 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  There are 108 public schools in Baltimore.  In seven of them children have mobilized their "piggy-bank" savings and bought bonds.

Fred Shapiro

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