In the news: Birth of the ‘Big Apple’

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Dr. Gerald Cohen, professor of Russian and German, uncovered the first mention of New York as the “Big Apple” in print by a horse racing reporter in 1921. Read more about it in the May 3 New York Daily News article, “The birth of the Big Apple: First mention of New York’s enduring nickname dates back 100 years.”

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