Famous Sayings #111 — ‘Uncle Sam’

July 1, 2017

Would you look at that. Our tax dollars at work. Thanks, Uncle Sam.

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Original image by James Montgomery Flagg (http://www.usscreen.com/american_spirit/) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Today, I thought I’d go with a patriotic theme because Independence Day in the U.S. isn’t far away. So, what better term to look up than “Uncle Sam?” As it turns out, the most iconic presentation of Uncle Sam was first published in July.

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