"A bayonet is a weapon with a working man at either end."

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 31 14:03:26 UTC 2012

Tens of thousands attribute this quote to the Scottish Socialist John
Maclean (1879-1923: he even got on a Soviet postage stamp in 1979).

Maclean supposedly uttered the words in 1917 or '18, but the Wikipedia
article doesn't mention them.

Real? Or Memorex?


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