[Ads-l] "Tell me and I'll forget."

Charles C Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Sun Dec 7 16:24:18 UTC 2014


Occasionally in the form "Show me and I'll remember; tell me and I'll forget."

--Charlie

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New proverb, uttered by entrepeneur Sebastian Jackson in a TV commercial
for a Headline News series:

"Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I'll remember. Iblcude me and I'll
understand."

A handful of Google hits going back five years or so.

JL


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"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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