First occurrence of "Ms."

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Ben Zimmer may have tracked down the first use of the word "Ms."

Believe it or not, the word was suggested in 1901 in the Springfield, Massachusetts Sunday Republican. The previous earliest known print citation was 1949, so this is a pretty cool discovery.

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That is really cool.

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