Most Notable Quotations of 2014 So Far?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Oct 11 20:00:20 UTC 2014

A possibility, as suggested to me by Jon L.?

>What we really didn't want to know could go into 
>sausages ... but felt compelled to inquire about.
>I would like to nominate the following for Quote Of The Year:
>"Baby poop can be a great way to start culture" 
>[speaking of making fermented sausage].
>Describing the winner of the 2014 Ig Nobel Prize 
>for Nutrition, “Characterization of Lactic Acid 
>Bacteria Isolated from Infant Faeces as 
>Potential Probiotic Starter Cultures for 
>Fermented Sausages,” by Raquel Rubio, Anna 
>Jofré, Belén Martín, Teresa Aymerich, and 
>Margarita Garriga, Food Microbiology, Volume 38, April 2014, Pages 303–311.


At 10/11/2014 11:20 AM, Shapiro, Fred wrote:
>I’m starting to think about my annual list, run 
>by the Associated Press, of the top 10 most 
>notable quotations of the year.  By “notable” I 
>mean “important” or “famous” or “particularly 
>revealing of the spirit of our times” rather 
>than necessarily being eloquent or 
>admirable.  Because this is not a presidential 
>election year or 
>year-before-presidential-election year, the most 
>notable quotations are less obvious, which is 
>why I am soliciting preliminary input at this 
>time. I would welcome suggestions of notable 
>quotations from 2014, particularly ones from 
>politics or popular culture or entertainment or 
>sports or business or technology. Fred Shapiro
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