[Ads-l] Antedating of "Simoleon"

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Wed Aug 10 09:16:00 UTC 2016

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simoleon (OED 1896)

1881 _Puck_ 13 Apr. 9 (American Periodical Series)  And thereupon he goeth down town, and the Nassau Street auctioneer scoopeth him in with a three-trade-shekel chromo and a genuine old master for seven simoleons.

Fred Shapiro


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