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Subject:Re: THE MOST UNKINDEST CUT From:"Peggy L. Currid" <plcurrid -at- PRAIRIENET -dot- ORG> Date:Thu, 11 May 1995 13:21:06 GMT
Michael LaTorra (mikel -at- accugraph -dot- com) wrote:
: In the latest issue of TIME, an article about Congressional budget cuts
: is titled:
: THE MOST UNKINDEST CUT
: I've been seeing more and more typos and grammatical errors in magazine
: and book text these days, but I've never before seen such a blatant error in
: a title.
You should have paid more attention in your high-school English class ;-)
The expression "the most unkindest cut" comes from Shakespeare's _Julius
Caesar_, Act III, scene ii, line 183. The words were spoken over Caesar's
dead body by Mark Antony, and referred specifically to wound inflicted by