[Ads-l] shaggy-dog s.

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Fri Apr 2 12:24:55 UTC 2021

Not sure if this is an antedating, but it’s a long story.
The Tomahawk of Alpha Sigma Phi [via hathitrust]. Founded at Yale; members included Reinhold Niebuhr.
1914, Feb. vol XI no 2  p. 89
At our [Nu, Pacific Theological Seminary] banquets we still have the shaggy-dog story retained [….]
1915, Nov. vol. XIII no 1  p. 53-4
[….] the banquet closed with “The Shaggy Dog Story” by Prof. Alfred Solomon, Instructor in French, Uni- [/] versity of California.

Stephen Goranson

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