Last modified on 15 June 2013, at 23:01

a riddle wrapped up in an enigma

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A form of Winston Churchill's quotation, made in a radio broadcast in October 1939:

  • "I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest."

NounEdit

a riddle wrapped up in an enigma

  1. (idiomatic) Something very mysterious and hidden.

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