Undated: Origin of the word 'tree-hugger'

Among the earliest recorded appearances of this term, used to describe (and often mock) a nature lover or environmentalist, is the 1960 translation of the Finnish novel "Our Daily Bread: A Novel." The phrase would not catch on until years later.

* More about "Our Daily Bread" and its author, Kalle Päätaloa: @
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