OT: War of 1812

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 27 21:57:17 UTC 2010

Just pointing out that the guys fighting along with Col. Jackson didn't
know the war was over, and thought they were still fighting it.

Wasn't this the war about which some wag once said, "we lost the war and
won the peace"?


> At 5/27/2010 03:37 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> "In 1814 we took a little trip, along with Col. Jackson down the mighty Mississip?"  No, that was actually
> after the war was over, and it's not exactly a saying.

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