[Ads-l] "There's No Good Way To Kill a Bad Idea."

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 2 18:26:13 EDT 2017


Thanks, Dan! Apparently, there _is_ a way to kill a bad idea!

On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 4:11 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Not the full quote, but getting there:
>
> https://books.google.com/books?id=DaQm_hqLCBQC&pg=PA14&
> dq=%22to+kill+a+bad+idea%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj1_c6-
> gNLTAhUE4SYKHaImB_UQ6AEIHDAA
>
> On May 2, 2017 3:56 PM, "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> It seems to me that this is an old saw that's been around since ca.1945-55,
> at least. But there are only 57 hits, going back only about ten years.
> --
> -Wilson
> -----
> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> -Mark Twain
>
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-- 
-Wilson
-----
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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