[Ads-l] Antedating of "Spaghetti Western"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Nov 23 13:46:08 UTC 2022

spaghetti Western (OED 1969)

1968 Arizona Republic​ 1 Apr. 30/1 (ProQuest)

Neither one is a spaghetti Western which could mean the end of a trend for the American actor bent on becoming a movie star in another country.

Fred Shapiro

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

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