When Grandpa Was A Boy, Were There Any Dinosaurs?

New Year Prediction

1914: David Lloyd George’s comments in the Daily Chronicle on 1 January, downplaying tensions between Britain and Germany, were as wayward as a poor New Year prediction. “Our relations with Germany,” said the Chancellor of the Exchequer, “are infinitely more friendly now than they have been for years.”

Source: Mark Bostridge, The Fateful Year: England 1914 (2014), p. xxvii

Share this:

Leave a comment