[Ads-l] Further Appeal for Notable Quotations of 2022

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 30 19:52:17 UTC 2022

Website: NPR.org
Article: Iran's protesters find inspiration in a Kurdish revolutionary slogan
Timestamp: October 27, 2022  11:32 AM ET


[Begin excerpt]
One resounding slogan has become the movement's rallying cry: "Jin,
jiyan, azadi!" — or "Woman, life, freedom!"
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On Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 2:40 PM ADSGarson O'Toole
<adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
> Fred stated that he would consider memes.
> Here is a meme reflecting current protests in China.
> https://www.youtube.com/post/UgkxYUrxVjCTXSkyTgEZao3yotVFFd0rBIOR
> [Begin caption]
> This is the most sensitive photo in China now
> [End caption]
> The image shows Winnie the Pooh looking uncomprehendingly at a blank
> piece of paper.
> Winnie the Pooh is a comical reference to Xi Jinping
> A blank sheet is often held by protestors to highlight censorship.
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2022 at 9:18 PM Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:
> >
> > We now move past the "preliminary" appeal for suggestions of candidates for my annual list of the 10 most notable quotations of the year, disseminated by the Associated Press.  The time is drawing near when I have to produce a final list.  The criteria are quotations that are famous, or important, or particularly revealing of the spirit of our times.  Invariably many of the quotes are political in nature, but I do very much want some nonpolitical quotes from fields such as popular culture, sports, business, science, etc.  I also would like to have some foolish quotes from Democratic politicians to give the list some balance.
> >
> > Note that quotations from December 2021 may be eligible.  Internet memes can be considered if they are very popular.
> >
> > Fred Shapiro
> >
> >
> >
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