[Ads-l] Antedating of "Gonzo"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Mar 19 10:29:39 UTC 2022

gonzo (OED 1971 [11 Nov.])

1971 Hunter S. Thompson _Letter_ 20 Apr. in _Fear and Loathing in America_ (2000) 375  So in terms of Gonzo Journalism (pure), Part One is the only chunk that qualifies.

Fred Shapiro

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