[Ads-l] Antedating of "Phoney"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Aug 4 10:52:27 EDT 2019


phoney (OED 1893)


1892 _Daily Plainsman_ (Huron, S.D.) 11 Aug. 1/4 (Newspapers.com)  This gang has succeeded in floating in the Twin Cities an immense amount of the finest work of "phoney" plates and molds ever seen by the officials.


Fred Shapiro



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