"Question Authority"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 15 22:16:58 UTC 2008

This isn't much help, but the only place that I've seen that in print
is as a bumper sticker on the car of my upstairs neighbors in 1980,
which implies that it was around as early as 1979..


On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 5:53 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:
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> I am trying to find the earliest use I can for the proverb "question authority."  It is hard to search, because one gets a lot of non-proverbial uses like "He began to question authority more as he got older."  I would welcome any early proverbial citations.
> Fred Shapiro
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