Old Grey Lady

Alice Faber faber at POP.HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Mon Jun 26 14:36:17 UTC 2000

Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM wrote:
>Barry says:
>     Again in NEW YORK, 22 August 1977, pg. 7, col. 1:  "A mocked-up front
>page of the 'newspaper of record' with that famous slogan 'All the News
>That's Fit to Print' appeared on page 22."
>     I don't remember "newspaper of record" in that 1950s HARPER'S article
>that used "Old Grey Lady."
>I have a sense of having seen "Old Grey Lady [opt: of xxx Street]"
>in reference
>to _The Times_ of London, as well as her cisatlantic younger sister.
>Confirm or
>correct, anyone?

"Grey Lady of Fleet Street" comes to mind, I know not whence.

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