Word Origin Comics: The American Dream — Will the Real Horatio Alger Please Stand Up? | Larry Paros Blog

Word Origin Comics: The American Dream — Will the Real Horatio Alger Please Stand Up? | Larry Paros Blog

Rita Rudzinsky  ⋅  03 Mar 2016 10:50:22

Comics, Web comics, funny etymology by LArry Paros.“Everybody’s entitled to that forty acres and a mule. You’re going to do the work, but you have to have something to work with. If you don’t have a job, where do you go from there? You hear people say Pull yourself up by your bootstraps, and you don’t even have shoes. You’re barefooted. What are you going to pull yourself up by? Our country owes every citizen of the United States of America a means of livelihood. Not a handout, but a way to make it.”

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