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Quotes that were never said. #209803
02/26/13 06:04 PM 02/26/13 06:04 PM
Joined: Feb 2013
Connecticut, USA twodox OP
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"?
Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: twodox] #209804
02/26/13 06:10 PM 02/26/13 06:10 PM
Joined: Jun 2008
Land of the Flat Water LukeJavan8
Land of the Flat Water
another: "Beam me up, Scotty", of course.
----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: twodox] #209806
02/26/13 10:00 PM 02/26/13 10:00 PM
Joined: Jun 2006
Netherlands, the Hague BranShea
Netherlands, the Hague
"Shaken, not stirred" and they are said often by many. So far all movie quotes.
Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: BranShea] #209809
02/26/13 10:32 PM 02/26/13 10:32 PM
Joined: May 2010
"Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him well."
Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: Tromboniator] #209811
02/26/13 10:52 PM 02/26/13 10:52 PM
Joined: Nov 2011
Lancaster, UK Rhubarb Commando
"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
Re: Quotes that were never said. [Re: twodox] #209814
02/27/13 03:36 AM 02/27/13 03:36 AM
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