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12020-09-09T11:57:33-04:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f592I have never set foot in - or even laid eyes on - one myself...plain2021-01-21T17:45:59-05:002020-09-08T12:44Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5I have never set foot in - or even laid eyes on - one myself.
All I know is that "goldmine" first cropped up in print in 1475.
Masquerading as "goldemyn."
And I know that only because the Oxford English Dictionary told me so.