Lincoln Asks Twitter Followers for Speechwriting Help

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Honest_Abe: anyone got a more creative way of saying “87 years?”

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Posted by: Twitter Historian on December 4th 2008

Posted in: 1800s, Early America

59 Responses to “Lincoln Asks Twitter Followers for Speechwriting Help”

  1. katy responded on 08 Jul 2009 at 5:28 am #

    dont get this????

  2. TipografService responded on 08 Jul 2009 at 7:39 am #

    What about “when the roman Maternus arrived in Ethiopia”? Or maybe “when Decebalus became kinf of Dacia”…
    It could also be “LXXVIII years” or “as old as my grandma” :)

  3. notaflyingtoy responded on 08 Jul 2009 at 5:55 pm #

    How about “Once upon a time in a galaxy far, far away…” I think it may have been used before though!!

  4. lupchoop responded on 09 Jul 2009 at 11:44 am #

    Simply “good run”

  5. Erin Young responded on 09 Jul 2009 at 7:23 pm #

    Years limit of eighty seven

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  8. Top Gun Lawyer responded on 28 Jun 2010 at 4:35 pm #

    A century ago, give or take thirteen years…

  9. jason responded on 23 Aug 2010 at 8:14 am #

    7569 months ago or 609 in dog years.


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