"We are all ignorant, just about different things" (Rogers, not Twain)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 2 16:48:58 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2 Jan 2005 Bapopik at aol.com wrote:

>         _WILL  ROGERS SAID:; "We are all ignorant. We are just ignorant about
> different  things" _
> (http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=4&did=449841372&SrchMode=1&sid=1&Fmt=10&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=HNP&TS=1104658173&clie
> ntId=65882)
> Donald Culross Peattie. Los Angeles Times (1886-Current File). Los Angeles,
> Calif.: Jan 27, 1952. p. G2 (1 page)

The quote is "Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects," from
Will Rogers, The Illiterate Digest (1924).

Fred Shapiro

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