[Ads-l] Quotes: Style is the stuff that you can=?UTF-8?Q?=E2=80=99t_?=help doing. Style is the stuff you get wrong. Neil Gaiman? Jerry Garcia?

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 9 09:12:52 EST 2019


Both statements in the subject line have been employed by fantasist
Neil Gaiman who writes short stories, novels, comic books, and
screenplays. Yet, Gaiman has credited both statements to acclaimed
guitarist Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead rock band.

If you are a Gaiman fan or a deadhead (or friend of deadheads) perhaps
you can help trace these quotations. Here is a link to the QI article
on the topic which summarizes my current knowledge.

https://quoteinvestigator.com/2019/12/09/style/

Feedback and illuminating citations would be appreciated
Garson O'Toole

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