No, Apple, you did not invent the word “App”


Jack Benny and Friends
“Music to Write Apps By”
1960, State Farm Insurance Records #L8OP0956

Yes, people were using “apps” as an abbreviation for “applications” at least 50 years ago… as they were being driven around town in model-T’s by their negro chauffeurs.

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Quick! Grab him! Before he gets away!

Norman Ray
“That’s Him”
Gospel Recordsing #1001

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Mountain Climbers

Faith Singers
“I’ve Been On the Mountain”
Audio Dimension # 573N10

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Bring Me Men

The USAF Academy Concert Band & Cadet Chorale
“Bring Me Men”
US Air Force Acadamy

I think these guys need to go on a Bone Voyage.

 

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