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Kilroy was here

Posted by Peter Miller on June 03, 2001

I believe that this phrase was used by a daring British military scout in the Boer Wars who managed to gain access to the enemy territory and enraged and mystified them by writing the phrase "Kilroy was here" in the most (supposedly) inaccessible locations.