[Ads-l] shero

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 23 21:52:50 UTC 2016

Not, incredibly, in OED.

GB reveals a nonce-occurrence (in garbled speech) in 1956, and an
attribution, in 1984, to Maya Angelou. Both exx. are in the plural.

Memory advises me that I first encountered the word between 1984 and 1988.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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