[Ads-l] [Non-DoD Source] Famous Pogo Quote

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Thu Feb 16 12:11:29 EST 2017


Similar to the quote from the recently deceased logician, Raymond Smullyan:  "Why should I be worried about dying? It's not going to happen in my lifetime!"

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> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Shapiro, Fred
> Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:13 PM
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> Subject: [Famous Pogo Quote
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> One of the best-known quotations from the comic strip "Pogo" was "Don't take life so serious, son -- it ain't nohow permanent."  I am
> trying to trace the date of the first "Pogo" installment to include this quote.  When I search Newspapers.com, I come up with an
> appearance of these words in the Long Beach Independent, June 24, 1950.  Can anyone confirm or disconfirm whether that was the first
> appearance?
> 
> 
> Fred Shapiro
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