Quote of the Day: Red Tape

    Little other than a red tape Talking-machine, and unhappy Bag of Parliamentary Eloquence. Thomas Carlysle, 1795-1881, Scottish philosopher and satirist, proponent of the Great Man Theory of historical impact; from Latter Day Pamphlets. The term “red tape” is thought to originate with 16th century Spanish emperor Charles V, and his administration’s use of […]

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