[Ads-l] Another country heard from.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 14 14:38:42 UTC 2020

This formerly well-known phrase ('That opinion or remark is impudent or
otherwise uncalled-for') isn't in OED.

1883 _Seattle Post-Intelligencer_, in _Daily Astorian_ (Dec.23) 3: Another
Country Heard From.

1904 _Macon Telegraph_ (Apr. 5) 1:   "Another Country Heard From."

1914 _Ft. Worth Star Telegram_ (Dec. 13) 2: Election Slang...."Another
country heard from" originated during the Hayes-Tilden combat [1876] as a
result of the slow returns from contested Southern states.

Etc., etc.

"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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