Off topic: Quote Investigator: Facebook and Twitter

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 27 00:52:28 UTC 2014

Did George Orwell in fact say:

"The people will believe what the media tells [sic] them they believe"?

On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 7:02 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole <
adsgarsonotoole at> wrote:

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> If you are using Facebook and you are interested in quotations then I
> encourage you to visit:
> Please consider "liking" the page and some of the posts. Facebook is a
> new experience to me, and I am still learning.
> For example, can you post a link with a text label in a natural way
> that hides the "http" etcetera? It seems that you have to simply list
> a plain link.
> If you wish to share information about your Facebook experiences
> please let me know. The Facebook page might make sense as an informal
> communication channel to share preliminary results about individual
> quotes and engage in discussions, but I do not know.
> If you are using Twitter please consider following my Twitter handle.
> @QuoteResearch
> Below is a link to previous tweets so you can gauge your interest.
> (The name QuoteInvestigator is too long to be a Twitter handle.)
> Garson
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