Irwin Corey-isms

Peter Farruggio pfarr at UCLINK4.BERKELEY.EDU
Sun Nov 11 16:25:12 UTC 2001

Is there a collection of Corey-isms somewhere?   I've always loved his
satirization of  the American "intelligentsia" especially knowing that it
was coming from the Left.

At 11:50 PM 11/10/01, you wrote:
>    From the NEW YORK PRESS, November 7-13, 2001, pg. 26, col. 1:
>_Who Am the World's _
>_Foremost Authority?_
>    _A Lesson from Professor Irwin Corey_
>    He's also, over the years, added a number of aphorisms to the American
> lexicon (though he rarely gets proper credit).  "Wherever you go, there
> you are," was not first uttered by Buckeroo Banzai.  And it wasn't Al
> Capone who instructed, "You can get further with a kind word and a gun
> than you can with just a kind word."  I'm not real sure who "If we don't
> change direction soon, we'll end up where we're going" has been
> attributed to, but that's Corey's as well.
>(A web site at the end of the article is

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