[Ads-l] antedating boner

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 23 21:29:31 UTC 2023

OED has 1912 for "boner" (slang: a mistake, a blunder)

1908 Norfolk Va. Ledger-Dispatch 29 Jun 8/4

He is always there with the head and never pulls off a "boner."

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