[Ads-l] Antedating of "Wacko"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Aug 22 21:08:51 EDT 2017


wacko (OED 1977)


1965 _The Realist_ 1 Feb. 22/2 (Independent Voices)  Hey nures [sic], you better give him a shot or something, he's goin' wacko!


Fred Shapiro



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