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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:277
AUTHOR:Author unknown
QUOTATION:During the American Revolution, George Washington used to call out for “beef, beef, beef,” but the Continental Congress called out for “pork, pork, pork.”
ATTRIBUTION:Author unknown. Representative Clarence Cannon used to quote this comment of an unknown author. Unverified.
SUBJECTS:Congress
 
 
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