Fun with phrases

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Fri Mar 23 17:45:46 UTC 2012

"It's my story and I'm sticking to it!"

Popular in recent years, it shows up surprisingly (and in a humorous
context) in the Oscar-winning film _The Forty-Ninth Parallel_ (1941).  But
you'll have to listen carefully: the speaker is a comic wife on a radio


NY Times July 14, 1928 p16 Sports of the Times:

"Well, the Giants are going to win. That's my story and I'm sticking to it."

Stephen Goranson

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