[Ads-l] Brother, can you spare a paradigm? (Brother / Sister, can you paradigm)

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 5 00:58:09 UTC 2021

Thanks for your wonderful citation, Ben, which I will add to the
article. Your help also led to the discovery of this 1933 citation.

Date: January 20, 1933
Newspaper: The Daily Tar Heel
Newspaper Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Article: To Our Hall Of Fame We Nominate
Quote Page 2, Column 6
Database: Newspapers.com


[Begin excerpt]
To Our Hall Of Fame
We Nominate

The Cornell Daily Sun for:
"Then there's the song the
Greek prof sings in his classes--
Buddy Can You Paradigm?"
[End excerpt]


On Mon, Oct 4, 2021 at 9:03 AM Ben Yagoda <byagoda at udel.edu> wrote:
> Garson, here’s a 1994 example, from the headline to a short essay about critical theory I wrote for the NY Times Week in Review section, which (unlike your other examples) used “Buddy” instead of “Brother.”
> https://www.nytimes.com/1994/09/04/weekinreview/ideas-trends-retooling-critical-theory-buddy-can-you-paradigm.html?smid=url-share <https://www.nytimes.com/1994/09/04/weekinreview/ideas-trends-retooling-critical-theory-buddy-can-you-paradigm.html?smid=url-share>
> Ben

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