OT: War of 1812

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu May 27 20:22:51 UTC 2010

At 3:54 PM -0400 5/27/10, Alice Faber wrote:
>On 5/27/10 3:37 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>>At 3:13 PM -0400 5/27/10, Wilson Gray wrote:
>>>I think that I was in the '50's, before I even knew that the U.S. had
>>>tried to invade Canada. I knew that there had been some battle on the
>>>Great Lakes that gave birth to some saying that I can't recall, at the
>Admiral something-or-other on Lake Erie, no?
Ah, it was Commodore Perry, paraphrasing Pogo:  "We have met the
enemy and they are ours."  I prefer Walt Kelly's original.


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