[Ads-l] Antedating of "Realtor"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat May 7 18:39:13 UTC 2022

realtor (OED 1916 [Mar.])

1916 _Minneapolis Morning Tribune_ 12 Jan. 11/3 (Newspapers.com)  C. N. Chadbourn has coined a new word which he would have the national organization of real estate men adopt. The word is "realtor."

Fred Shapiro

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

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