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

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 7 17:04:40 UTC 2014


It's always easier to forget all the way around.

JL

On Sun, Dec 7, 2014 at 11:24 AM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:

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> New proverb, uttered by entrepeneur Sebastian Jackson in a TV
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> "Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I'll remember. Iblcude me and
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> A handful of Google hits going back five years or so.=0A=
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