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

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Dec 14 11:49:45 EST 2021


I wouldn't challenge the idea that the Biden quote (or, generally, all of your selections, year in and year out) is "important or revealing of the spirit of the times".

It's just that the LGB quote is one that people actually, you know, quote.


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> From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> On Behalf Of
> Shapiro, Fred
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> Subject:  Fw: Notable Quotations of the Year List Is Released

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> 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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