Graffito: "To Be Is To Do" "To Do Is To Be" "Do Be Do Be Do"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Sep 17 20:10:42 UTC 2013

At 9/16/2013 08:31 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>And then there are fictional ones, like Sherlock Holmes's
>"Elementary, my dear Watson" or Ilsa(Ingrid Bergman's character in
>Casablanca)'s "Play it again, Sam."

Perhaps Larry didn't consider whether or not Ilsa actually said this
as important, since it has become iconic, but I believe she merely
said "Play it, Sam."


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