Quote: this is deja vu all over again (antedating attrib Yogi Berra 1984 July 20)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 6 23:11:27 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 6:15 PM, Garson O'Toole
<adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote, quoting:

> "As Yogi Berra would say, ..."

Note that _would say_ is not the equivalent of _says, said, has said_
et sim. I.e. it's not an attribution.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"––a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
–Mark Twain

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