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

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 30 21:18:08 UTC 2015


The request for information about the FT article has now been satisfied.
Great thanks to DanG. The article did compliment the QI website:


[Begin excerpt]

And yet it does not really matter whether the historic figures concerned
said these things or not, although the wonderful Quote Investigator website
seeks the original version of many widely used aphorisms.

[End excerpt]


Garson

>
> 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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