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by wherrmann
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: keep on keeping on
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Re: keep on keeping on

I understood this was coined by Edgar Fiske ("Daddy") Allen, the founder of the Easter Seals (1907) and its president into the 1930s. Not sure when he started using the phrase, but he traveled extensively worldwide, and generated a lot of press in his dogged promotion to gain funding to build facili...