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Re: Origins of sayings

Posted by ESC on February 03, 2004

In Reply to: Origins of sayings posted by Gregg Davis on February 03, 2004

: I see the phrase the "wind of change" is attributed to Harold MacMillan 1960, but I recall it, or similar, being used by both Winston Churchill and Basil Rathbone (Rathbone in the guise of Sherlock Holmes)many years earlier (Holmes in 1 of the propaganda "modernised" films circa 1942)Anyone have the full version of this speech/quote please?

I will look in a political dictionary this evening. In the meantime, I must quote a poster from despair.com:

"When the winds of change blow hard enough, the most trivial of things can turn into deadly projectiles."