[Ads-l] (Off topic) Request Financial Times article mentioning Quote Investigator

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 30 20:03:33 UTC 2015


Do you have access to the Financial Times website? There is a very
recent article about misquotations that apparently mentions the Quote
Investigator and links to the QI website. I cannot access the article
because it is behind a paywall.

If you would be willing to access the article and forward the text to
me off-list that would be very helpful. You could cut and paste the
text or grab an HTML only version.

The information will be used to create a short entry in the "Media
Coverage" section of the QI website.

Source: Financial Times at ft.com
Article: An apt misquotation can reveal the greater truth
Author: John Kay
Date: December 29, 2015 3:54 pm
Article subtitle: Many apocryphal quotes represent posterity’s polish
on what was actually said

Thanks,
Garson

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