[Ads-l] Quote: All wars are planned by older men / In council rooms apart

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 2 19:04:46 UTC 2020

Way back in July 2011 Jonathan Lighter shared with list members a
valuable 1921 citation for an anti-war poem by sports journalist
Grantland Rice.


JL's citation revealed the date of the first appearance of the poem.
It also provided evidence that the original version used the word
"older" in the first stanza and not "old". Now the QI website has an
entry on the topic:


Feedback welcome

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