Quote by Mark Twain: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”
31 Famous Quotations You’ve Been Getting Wrong
Such is the case with Mark Twain , whose famous quip about his own death is frequently butchered by well-meaning admirers, as This Day In Quotes explains. Twain is one of the few people in history who was lucky or unlucky enough to comment on newspaper reports of his own death. In , an English journalist from the New York Journal contacted Twain to inquire whether the rumors that he was gravely ill or already dead were indeed true. Twain wrote a response, part of which made it into the article that ran in the Journal on June 2, Mark Twain was undecided whether to be more amused or annoyed when a Journal representative informed him today of the report in New York that he was dying in poverty in London The great humorist, while not perhaps very robust, is in the best of health. James Ross Clemens, a cousin of mine, was seriously ill two or three weeks ago in London, but is well now.
Whether its a Facebook status or a bumper sticker, everyone loves a great quote. Or they find out they said something that they never said at all, which happened to George Carlin all the time. Here are 31 of the most famous misquotes in history, from the slightly altered to the completely changed. This is actually a shortened version of a longer quote, of which there are two versions. According to the New York Times, Gandhi himself never said this.
“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” Another common variation of the line uses the words “ have been greatly exaggerated.”.
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June 02, 2018
I had the flu shot back in November. I took an acetaminophen last night and my temperature is back to normal. I am, however, a snot factory. In other words, nothing new! Even getting me to take vitamins was a challenge to my mother, who relented and got the orange-flavored chewable ones that came in a plastic orange fruit; later, I deigned to enjoy the Flintstones. As I recall Dino was the best one.