Sue for Bob
Re: defacing mencken
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:46

Why then has that Mencken quote always been attributed to the Lindbergh case?

  • defacing menckenbob mills for sue and forum, Tue Jun 12 10:39
    Erika Queenbery Stergil misquotes H.L. Mencken. "The biggest story since the resurrection" wasn't the LKC, it was the "Monkey Trial" in Dayton, TN in 1925. Mencken covered it for the Baltimore Sun. I ... more
    • Re: defacing mencken — Sue for Bob, Tue Jun 12 12:46
      • evolution, creationism, and the resurrectionbob mills for sue and forum, Tue Jun 12 13:08
        Don't know, Sue. I'd presume that someone made the error a long time ago, and it became "history" through (erroneous) repetition. Mencken's reference to the resurrection had to do with the fact that... more
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