[Ads-l] Fw: Notable Quotations of the Year List Is Released

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Dec 14 11:42:02 EST 2021


I had "Let's go, Brandon" as number 3 on my preliminary list, but then I realized that the Biden quote about the Taliban fit well into my parameters and required much less explanation, so I essentially substituted the Taliban quote for the Brandon slogan.

Fred Shapiro


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I'm really surprised that "Let's Go Brandon" didn't make the cut.


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> The Associated Press has released my annual list of the New Yale Book of
> Quotations 10 most notable quotations of the year:
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> A little while ago this was the number 1 trending story on AP.  Thanks to those
> on ADS-L who helped with QOTY suggestions.
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> Fred Shapiro


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