Last modified on 30 July 2014, at 05:14

a week is a long time in politics

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Usually attributed to British Prime Minister Harold Wilson in the mid-1960s. Also used by (and incorrectly attributed to) Australian PM Gough Whitlam in the 1970s.

IdiomEdit

a week is a long time in politics

  1. In politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.