Date: Wed, 13 Aug 1997 07:01:49 -0400

From: Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALE.EDU

Subject: Can Merriam-Webster Supply Citation? [Corrected Message]

On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Barry A. Popik wrote:


Jesse Sheidlower thinks "minivan" might date back to 1960. "Minibus," a

My last message got garbled. What I meant to say is that the above is

presumably a reference to the 1960 date in the Tenth Collegiate

Dictionary. Can E. Ward Gilman or someone from Merriam-Webster supply the

1960 citation for _minivan_ from their files?



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