[Ads-l] Last Chance for Quotations

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Sun Mar 17 16:11:25 UTC 2019

I was quite taken with this, from the January 7 NYTimes:

“I voted for him, and he’s the one who’s doing this,” she said of Mr.
Trump. “I thought he was going to do good things. *He’s not hurting the
people he needs to be hurting*.”

And I'm hoping to see W. L. Stone's "New York will be a tarnation fine
city, if they ever get it finished."

On Sun, Mar 17, 2019 at 8:27 AM Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:

> Speaking of quotations, I am reaching the point of finalizing the contents
> of the second edition of the Yale Book of Quotations.  I would welcome any
> last-minute suggestions of 2019 quotes for inclusion.  I already have
> Michael Cohen's racist-conman-cheat quote about Trump.
> Fred Shapiro
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> Subject: QOTY already
> only March and we have a QOTY candidate
> Donald Trump: "I don't really see a rise in white nationalism"
> - Jim Landau
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George A. Thompson
The Guy Who Still Looks Stuff Up in Books.
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998.

But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
your lowly tomb. . .
L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112

The Trump of Doom -- also known as The Dunghill Toadstool.  (Here's a
picture of his great-grandfather.)

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