Date: Fri, 20 Sep 1996 09:52:31 -0400
From: Ron Butters RonButters[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: American Speech&rat race
The term "rat race" first showed up in 1937 in a publication titled
_American Speech_ . . .
For those who may not be aware of it, AMERICAN SPEECH is the quarterly
journal of the American Dialect Society, the sponsoring organization for
ADS-L . Subscriptions are free with a membership to the American Dialect
Society, which is cheap. For further information, contact Allan Metcalf, the
executive secretary of ADS, at AAllan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]aol.com .