[lit-ideas] Re: "There's an old saying in Tennessee"

  • From: JulieReneB@xxxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 22:16:52 EDT

The link gives the same quote I do.  What confuses you?  Bush just couldn't 
say it right.  He forgot the second half and off-the-cuffed it (like that 
verbing of a noun?).  The off-the-cuff came out making no sense.
Julie Krueger

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Subj:[lit-ideas] Re: "There's an old saying in Tennessee"
Date:6/28/2004 9:10:46 PM Central Daylight Time
From:Jlsperanza@xxxxxxx
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In a message dated 6/28/2004 9:54:38 PM Eastern Standard Time,  
JulieReneB@xxxxxxx writes:
"Fool me  once, shame on you.  Fool me twice, shame on  me."


Thanks. Now I'm confused. The  link:

_http://www.cnn.com/interactive/us/0404/gallery.april.fools/content1.html_ 
(http://www.cnn.com/interactive/us/0404/gallery.april.fools/content1.html) 

says: 

    Origin
Fool me once, shame on you; fool me  twice, shame on me. 
~Chinese Proverb 

Cheers,

JL



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