Date: Wed, 13 Aug 1997 07:01:49 -0400 From: Fred Shapiro Subject: Can Merriam-Webster Supply Citation? [Corrected Message] On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Barry A. Popik wrote: > MINIVAN > 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? +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++ + Fred R. Shapiro Editor + + Associate Librarian for Public Services OXFORD DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN + + Yale Law School LEGAL QUOTATIONS + + e-mail: shapiro[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] (Oxford University Press) + +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++