Churchill quote: spurious?

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sun May 15 02:25:13 UTC 2011

For the first line, that would be "is" and "South African", although most
Americans would have a hard time distinguishing the latter (and perhaps the

On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 7:25 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at>wrote:

> Abba Eban was a politician with a distinct British accent.
> So he's interchangeable with Churchill, but not with Mark Twain.
> JL

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