Yeah, and I think I made it even worse when I was trying to figure out how I got
the two dates mixed up, and the only thing I was thinking of that could have made
a neural short like that was de Tocqueville, but later I recalled that he made his
famous tour *after* the Revolution. So, I guess it was just a simple slip. My
apologies for any misunderstanding.
"John W. Redelfs" wrote:
> George Cobabe favored us with:
> >Hate to be picky Marc, but the French Revolution is generally thought to
> >have occurred between 1789 and 1799, sometime after the American Revolution.
> >You might recall the keys dates of 1776 and 1782 for America. I think it
> >was the French following the American example.
> He's got you there, Marc. It is unusual for you to make such a gaffe. You
> must be having a bad day. --JWR
Marc A. Schindler
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