[Ads-l] Antedating of "Pastrami"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Apr 26 23:01:53 UTC 2020

pastrami (OED 1899)

1895 _Butte Daily Miner_ 15 Jan. 5/3 (Newspapers.com)  If you want a fine and excellent lunch for your table call at C. Hermann's delicatessen store, 120 W. Park street, where you will find all kinds of delicacies, such as ... smoked beef, beef rolade, roumania pastrami, weiner wurst, etc.

Fred Shapiro

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

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