[Ads-l] Adage: Youth is wasted on the young (George Bernard Shaw variant April 22, 1931)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 7 00:18:59 UTC 2015

On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 2:38 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole <adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com
> wrote:

> As George Bernard once exclaimed, it seems a
> shame to waste it on children.

However he expressed it, it's the sad truth: old too soon, wise too late.

So, before he turned to discovering football talent, Lou Holz  was
discovering Broadway talent. And "comic paper dialect" = "comic-paper
[funny-paper] dialect," no doubt.

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.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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