Fun with phrases: "for all the wrong reasons"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 27 23:15:50 UTC 2013

It seems to have taken off in the 1970s. Earliest?:

1941 _Winnipeg Free Press_ (June 30) 11 [NewspArch]: But having done so it
goes en to present a dozen elaborate arguments to prove that Canada is in
the war for all the wrong reasons.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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