[Ads-l] obscene and not heard

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue Mar 14 11:35:23 EDT 2017


Garson has traced this back to 1908:

http://quoteinvestigator.com/2016/01/15/heard/

New York _Evening World_ 12 Dec 1892 p 5 col 1

""Oh, that's nothing," declared Barrymore.  "On that big stage anybody can be obscene and not heard." "

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