[Ads-l] Request article in Redbook circa 1945

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 19 12:46:13 UTC 2018

A crossword puzzle maker asked me to explore a saying attributed to
"Newton", and I responded by creating the following entry for the Quote
Investigator website:

Tact Is the Knack of Making a Point Without Making an Enemy

Perhaps a list member would be willing to help follow a lead. Apparently,
the following instance of the expression appeared circa 1945 in
"Redbook" which is part of the ProQuest Women's Magazine Archive:

Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Howard W. Newton

The goal is to obtain a PDF together with complete and accurate
information for a citation. Thanks.

Garson O'Toole

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

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