[Ads-l] OK Boomer

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Nov 13 21:42:51 UTC 2019

Is anyone able to provide any information about the origins of the phrase "OK Boomer"?  My sense is that it is becoming very popular, and people talk about it like it's been around for a while, but when I do a LexisNexis search the earliest use I seem to find is Oct. 29 of this year.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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