Editor and biographer of John Witherspoon.
This is reply to Anna; you are very welcome. I notice this quote has received some media attention lately. It is easiest to debunk a spurious quote when its origin is known. I trace oral traditions and Revolutionary War stories in an attempt to elucidate their origins, and thus determine their...more »
I believe the origin of this quote was a 2007 "stoner" movie entitled "Totally Baked." There is a black screen with the quote and a voiceover 7 minutes into the movie. The quote was facetious and obviously not authentic, but evidently a few people may not have made this distinction. It is...more »