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Re: ...is a long time in politics

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on June 20, 2011 at 17:44

In Reply to: ...is a long time in politics posted by Derek Neale on June 20, 2011 at 09:37:

: What is the orgin of the phrase "a day (or week) is a long time in politics"?

It was coined by Prime Minister of the UK Harold Wilson, and the original form is "a week".
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Wilson