[Ads-l] Antedating of "Gin Rummy"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Apr 1 21:09:43 UTC 2023

gin rummy (OED 1937)

1931 _Halifax Mail_ 16 Sept. 12/4 (Newspapers.com)  Last night there were two games in progress, but the youngsters were playing innocuous "gin rummy."

Fred Shapiro

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