[Ads-l] "dollars to doughnuts" 1871

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Wed Aug 17 10:50:31 UTC 2016

Maybe an antedating:

"We will bet Dollars to Doughnuts that we are offering goods at lower prices than any house in Portland."

Portland [Maine] Daily Press, Oct. 18, 1871, p. 3, col. 3 [Am. Hist. News.].

Stephen Goranson


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