Mencken quote & Up and at 'em; Lebanese Rice & Aleppo Yogurt

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Apr 25 11:40:39 UTC 2005

On Sun, 24 Apr 2005 bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

> I went crazy and didn't find the quotation in OUR ARMY. 1930s? I just
> finished about one volume of five. ... The 1917 page does exist with a
> Mencken article, but it's the wrong article! ...

Thanks for your help with the Mencken (and the Our Army)!  Does this mean
that there was a Mencken article on the date in question in the New York
Evening Mail, but it did not include the "neat, plausible and wrong"

Fred Shapiro

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