"Stopped Clock" Proverb

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Mon Apr 12 23:20:24 UTC 2004

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Shapiro" <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU>
fWhat is the earliest citation findable
> for the proverb "even a stopped clock is right twice a day" or variants
> thereof?
f> Fred Shapiro

1932 for the exact quote.
1923 for "he who always gets in wrong is like a stopped clock--right just
twice in 24 hours."

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