[Ads-l] Repartee: "He is his own worst enemy" "Not while I'm alive" (Request search in New York Herald Tribune)

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sat Apr 25 18:53:50 UTC 2020

The Quote Investigator website now has an article on this family of jokes:

"I Am My Own Worst Enemy" "Not While I’m Alive"

Thanks again for the help,

On Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 4:38 AM ADSGarson O'Toole
<adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great thanks to Ben Z. who satisfied this request. The citation
> information that I laboriously extracted is largely accurate. I will
> try to write a QI article on this topic within a week a two, if the
> fates allow.
> Garson

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