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#209803 - 02/26/13 01:04 PM Quotes that were never said.
Loc: Connecticut, USA
Does anyone in this group know of a word for quotes that "everyone knows" but were never said. E.g., "Me Tarzan, you Jane," or "Play it again, Sam"?
#209804 - 02/26/13 01:10 PM Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: twodox]
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
another: "Beam me up, Scotty", of course._________________________
----please, draw me a sheep----
#209806 - 02/26/13 05:00 PM Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: twodox]
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
"Shaken, not stirred" and they are said often by many. So far all movie quotes.
#209809 - 02/26/13 05:32 PM Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: BranShea]
"Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him well."
#209811 - 02/26/13 05:52 PM Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: Tromboniator]
Loc: Lancaster, UK
"Abandon hope all ye who enter here" (not at all what Milton wrote!)
The only word I know which describes this is 'misquotation'
Another popular Shalespearian misquote is fomr 'The Scottish Play' - "Lead on, Macduff."_________________________
I'm immortal until proven otherwise
#209814 - 02/26/13 10:36 PM Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: twodox]
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