Arnold Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Mon Apr 16 06:05:47 UTC 2001

rudy troike:
 >The Churchill quotation was great. I've always thought the best
 >examplar of the American refutation of the shall/will distinction
 >was MacArthur's famous statement on evacuating the Philippines: "I
 >shall return."  Certainly no more determined statement could have
 >been made.

ok.  but just how long ago did macarthur make this statement?

things change.


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