Suggestive Names

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Jun 13 19:13:33 UTC 2006

On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, Baker, John wrote:

>        While the story in this version seems plausible (it's often
> presented as a telegram Parker sent on her honeymoon, although Western
> Union likely would not have accepted such a message), I haven't checked
> Kunkel's source.   He cites Roy Hoopes, Cain:  The Biography of James M.
> Cain 205 (1982).

The forthcoming Yale Book of Quotations gives as source for this John
Keats's 1970 book _You Might As Well Live_.  I would welcome any earlier

Fred Shapiro

Fred R. Shapiro                             Editor
Associate Librarian for Collections and     YALE BOOK OF QUOTATIONS
   Access and Lecturer in Legal Research     Yale University Press,
Yale Law School                             forthcoming
e-mail: fred.shapiro at     

The American Dialect Society -

More information about the Ads-l mailing list