Groucho Marx Quote Verified

Garson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 18 01:58:52 UTC 2010

Wonderful. Congratulations. Obtaining this solid evidence I think
exemplifies the thoroughness and care that goes into the compilation
of the Yale Book of Quotations and the forthcoming Yale Book of Modern


Fred Shapiro wrote:
> The bookseller Peter Stern graciously sent me a scan of the dust jacket of S. J. Perelman's _Dawn Ginsbergh's Revenge_ (1929).  On the jacket appears the following:
> _In an open letter to S. J. Perelman, GROUCHO MARX says:_
> "From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter.  Some day I intend reading it."
> Fred Shapiro

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