[Ads-l] Desperate Last Plea for Most Notable Quotations of 2014

Baker, John JBAKER at STRADLEY.COM
Wed Nov 19 02:23:10 UTC 2014


So does this mean that quotations from late December are inherently unnotable, since they are too late for the current year's list of notable quotations and in the next year they are too old?


John Baker


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Can anyone guess why this quote is not suitable for a list of the most notable quotations of 2014?  : )

Fred Shapiro



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Indeed.  Much more notable than Belichick's "We're on to Cincinnati", I have to concede.

LH

On Nov 18, 2014, at 5:45 PM, Charles C Doyle wrote:

> "Who am I to judge" is a wonderful suggestion--a truly "notable" quotation!
>
> --Charlie
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> "Who am I to judge?" With those five words, spoken in late July in reply to
> a reporter's question about the status of gay priests in the Church, Pope
> Francis stepped away from the disapproving tone, the explicit moralizing
> typical of Popes and bishops.
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> http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/12/23/who-am-i-to-judge
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> Beth
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> On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 8:55 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
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>> =0A=
>> It's November 11 and I still don't have 10 quotations that I consider to
>> be=
>> suitable for my annual list, run by the Associated Press, of the top 10
>> mo=
>> st notable quotations of the year.  By =93notable=94 I mean
>> =93important=94=
>> or =93famous=94 or =93particularly revealing of the spirit of our
>> times=94=
>> rather than necessarily being eloquent or admirable.  So I am renewing my
>> =
>> plea for suggestions of notable quotations from 2014, particularly ones
>> fro=
>> m politics or popular culture or entertainment or sports or business or
>> tec=
>> hnology.=0A=
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>> Fred Shapiro=0A=
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