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Word and Phrase Origins
Can you tell me approximately when and how the word attitude became an accepted catch word?
April 14, 2015 4:44PM
Write to William Safire at The New York Times. This is the kind of question he explores in his weekly essay on language. He has probably covered it, and if not, he (or someone at the paper) can give you some leads.
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