[Ads-l] Antedating of "Sox"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Nov 23 12:39:44 UTC 2022

sox (OED 1905)

1868 Cincinnati Daily Gazette​ 12 Ocr. 2 (America's Historical Newspapers)

In the game of to-day, between the Railway and Cincinnati, it was a series of hard hits by the Red Sox, difficult to field.

Fred Shapiro

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

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