Further Slight Antedating of "Jeep"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Aug 27 12:03:17 UTC 2014

jeep (OED 1941, HDAS Feb. 20, 1941)

1941 _Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light_ (Corsicana, Tex.) 4 Feb. 2 (Newspapers.com)  All Navarro county units are now receiving ... a number of smaller trucks (now called "jeeps" or "puddle-jumpers").

Fred Shapiro


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