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Re: Rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic

Posted by Masakim on November 02, 2001

In Reply to: Rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic posted by Paul U. on November 02, 2001

: Anyone know the origin of this phrase? As in, who said it first?

I'm not going to rearrange the furniture on the deck of the Titanic.
--Rogers Morton (1914-79), U.S. public relatins officer [quoted in _Washington Post_, May 16, 1976)