[Ads-l] Slight Antedating of "Michigander"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Sep 11 23:07:13 UTC 2023

Michigander (OED 1838 [14 Nov.])

1838 _Bangor Daily Whig and Courier_ 18 Oct. (Newspapers.com)

I came, as I told you, the last thirty miles to Detroit by rail road.  This is part of one which the Michiganders are making across to St. Joseph's.

Fred Shapiro

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

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