RE: Re: Two People (was Re: FW: H1B tech writers)

Subject: RE: Re: Two People (was Re: FW: H1B tech writers)
From: "Simon North" <north -at- synopsys -dot- COM>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 14:25:52 +0200

Rory said:
> > Actually it was the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw.
> >
> > In New Statesman 23 March (1962)
> Still publishing 12 years after his death (in 1950, at age 94), GBS
> must be the most prolific writer ever. This quotation, which is
> remarkably similar to a piece in Wilde's The Canterville Ghost*, was
> attributed to Shaw in Reader's Digest, Nov. 1942.
> I'm sorry :-)

Hey, no sweat Rory. According to the Oxford Dictionary of
Quotations, the New Statesman article is the first official
*accreditation* ... I didn't say when it was published (I said I was a
smart*&ss!). The citation states that the saying was accredited to
Shaw in several forms, ... but it doesn't actually appear in any of
his published works.

Can I say "gotcha!" ? ... ;-)

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