"The Good Old Days"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 26 14:50:44 UTC 2013

When exactly?

Many would say, "before 1670." And they'd be right:

1670 John Evelyn _Sylva; or a Discourse of Forest-Trees_  (London: Martyn &
Allestry) 72: The good old dayes of more simplicity, yet of better and
truer Hospitality.


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