Off topic: Quote Investigator: Facebook and Twitter

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 27 22:47:48 UTC 2014

On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 8:42 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at>wrote:

> I bet he didn't, because I bet he didn't use the word "media."

I bet that, if Orwell *did* use _media_, he would have written

"... media *tell* ..."

and not

"... media tells ..."
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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