Adam, Esq.”, but QI thinks that Anonymous is a reasonable attribution for now. White whose email inquiry inspired the construction of this question and the initiation of this exploration.) [DMRW] 2012, The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs, Compiled by Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder, and Fred R. (Google News Archive) [DMWJ 1996 April 28, Dallas Morning News, Weathervane, Page: 1J, Dallas, Texas. The article in “De Bow’s Southern and Western Review” was written by someone identified as “W. (Genealogy Bank) [TCCT] 1974 November 6, The Morning Record, Today’s Chuckle, Page 1 [Upper left corner], Meriden-Wallingford, Connecticut.To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser.To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Dear Quote Investigator: A song by the country music superstar Toby Keith includes the following words in the chorus: Yet, I do not recall hearing this phrase before 2000. Quote Investigator: Some researchers thought the phrase might be modern, i.e., twentieth century, but a major new reference work: “The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs” by Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder, and Fred R Shapiro dispelled that notion. The article criticized the dominance of Britain [DBWA]: In March 1891 a newspaper in Iowa published a collection of sayings under the title “Wit and Wisdom”.Shapiro Section: Appendix, Page 290, Column 2, Yale University Press, New Haven. The picture was directed by Zach Braff, who as a filmmaker has only two features to his credit, the soulful romantic cult film “Garden State” (2004) and the navel-gazing So Cal mess “Wish I Was Here” (2014).
Presumably this acknowledgment was intended for Seneca the Younger. Thayer, Table Talk, Quote Page 411, Publisher James H. (Newspaper Archive) [LDMS] 1898 July 28, The Latter-Day Saints’ Millennial Star, Thoughts That Breathe, Page 480, Edited, Printed and Published by Rulon S. (Google Books full view) link [WKNS] 1947 June 6, The Negro Star, Wise Sayings, Page 4, Column 3, Wichita, Kansas. Here are two examples [IPRH]: In 1955 the aphorism was credited to the philosopher Seneca in a Louisiana newspaper. (Google Books full view) link [CJWT] 1880, Charles Jewett: Life and Recollections by William M. (Google Books full view) link [IPRH] 1891 March 13, Iowa Postal Card, Wit and Wisdom, Page 7, Column 5, Fayette, Iowa. The authors found a citation before 1900 and placed the phrase in a special appendix listing: “No Longer Modern Proverbs” [DMRW]. In 1850 an article about the relationship between Britain and India was published in the U. The phrases in the compilation were obtained from a variety of periodicals, and the same article was printed in several newspapers in different states.And when they finally enter the bank, wearing rubber masks of the Rat Pack (Frank, Dino, and Sammy), they don’t carry themselves like old folks.They could be veteran crooks out of any of the hundreds of heist films made over the last decades.