More Definite (Slight) Antedating of "Pizzazz"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jun 24 01:29:46 UTC 2013

pizzazz (OED 1937 [26 Feb.])

1937 _Yale Daily News_ 23 Feb. 4 (Yale Daily News Historical Archive)  That the Blues were potentially better skaters cannot be doubted, but somehow they lacked the old pizzazz down on the Arena ice last night.

Fred Shapiro

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