It's a good thing

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Fri Jun 21 01:31:53 UTC 2002

On Thu, 20 Jun 2002, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:

#I believe the locus classicus for this phrase is _1066 and All That,_ the
#1930 history parody.

I don't recall "It's a good thing" in that terrific book. I do recall
various things and events being classified as "a Good Thing" or "a Bad
Thing", which is not the same. (Also Good Kings and Bad Kings.)

-- Mark A. Mandel

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