[Ads-l] Antedating of "Herstory"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 16 13:29:27 UTC 2022

The OED's first use for the word herstory is from a 1970 book.  The following citation is also from 1970, but published earlier in the year than the book:

1970 Robin Morgan in Madison Kaleidoscope 1 Mar. 10 (JSTOR)  WITCH -- Women Inspired to Create Herstory.

Fred Shapiro

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

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