Subject: Re: origin (?) of "hijack"

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Fri Dec 8 14:38:04 UTC 2006

Page Stephens writes:

"I'm alright, Jack," is British and the title of a 1959 Boulting Brothers
movie starring among others Ian Carmichael and Peter Sellers.


Not quite. The title is "I'm All Right, Jack". (Details available at Rant suppressed.)

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