[Ads-l] crafts

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 24 16:51:56 UTC 2017

An antedating of this plural form in a serious book?

1990 James Robert Parish _The Great Combat Pictures_ (Metuchen N.J.:
Scarecrow Press) 140: Some 338,000 military personnel were removed from the
beaches of Dunkirk, France, using 1,200 military and naval crafts.


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

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