Fifth Column

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Oct 28 16:23:54 UTC 2002

At 11:01 AM -0500 10/28/02, Fred Shapiro wrote:
>On Mon, 28 Oct 2002, James A. Landau wrote:
>>  >  (including stacks of today's undergrads) who not only don't remember
>>  >  Howard Cossell but draw blanks on "thriller in Manila" or "Cassius Clay"
>Does anyone know whether "thriller in Manila" was coined by Ali himself or
>was a slogan cooked up by promoters?
>Fred Shapiro
No, but I've always heard it (and seen it) as "thrilla in Manila".  No liaison.


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