my second-favorite quotation

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Mon Jun 21 21:30:17 UTC 2004

Fred Shapiro asks:
> I forget, what is your first-favorite quotation?  My favorite one
> currently is Maureen Dowd's "Why is all this a surprise again? I
> know our
> hawks avoided serving in Vietnam, but didnt they, like, read about
> it?"

Whenever I am asked the time of day, I reply, "the bawdy hand of the dial is upon the very prick of 17 minutes after 5 (or whatever).


George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African
Theatre", Northwestern Univ. Pr., 1998.


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