Proverbial Parachutes

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Thu Jun 17 23:36:51 UTC 2010

“You pull the ripcord on the parachute you packed,” he said. “Not the parachute you wish you had packed.”
NY Times, June 15, 2010, section A, p. 16, col. 5 (continuation of first page story "Efforts to Repel Gulf Spill Are Described as Chaotic")


George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much lately.


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