Tag Archives: Winston Churchill

Doing the Dirty Work

Don McCullough writes in Waking from the American Dream: “During World War II, England needed to increase its production of coal. Winston Churchill called together labor leaders to enlist their support. At the end of his presentation he asked them … Continue reading

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He Heard You

A story is told about a time when Winston Churchill was attending an official ceremony in London. Two men behind him recognized him and began to whisper behind his back. “They say Churchill’s quite senile now,” said one. “Yes, and … Continue reading

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He Can Hear You!

Winston Churchill was attending an official ceremony in London. Two men behind him recognized him and began to whisper behind his back. “They say Churchill’s quite senile now,” said the one. “Yes, they say he’s doing England more harm than … Continue reading

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Getting Along

Lady Nancy Astor reportedly once remarked to Winston Churchill, “Winston, if you were my husband, I’d poison your tea.” Churchill replied, “Nancy, if I were your husband, I’d drink it!” It is impossible to get along with everyone. That’s hard … Continue reading

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Signal the Bugler

It is said that Winston Churchill planned his own funeral. After the benediction, a bugler high in the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral was to play Taps, the universal signal that the day is over. Immediately after that, in the … Continue reading

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