"Nice guys finish seventh": false phrases, spurious sayings, and familiar misquotations
Many of our best known quotes are inaccurate, misattributed, or both. In this surprising and delightfully entertaining compendium of famous quotes, we learn the truth about where they came from.
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Review: "Nice Guys Finish Seventh": False Phrases, Spurious Sayings, and Familiar MisquotationsUser Review - Megan - Goodreads
First, this author has a weird habit of ending each chapter with an introduction to the following chapter. Sometimes, it seems like he's priming the reader, but sometimes it doesn't really flow. That ... Read full review
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This book is full of popular sayings. Frequently the person you thought said them didn't, or said it very differently from the way we remember it. Really interesting and funny. Read full review
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Re: "Nice guys finish seventh"
Re: "Nice guys finish seventh". Posted by ESC on April 16, 2004. In Reply to: Re: "Nice guys finish last" posted by Brian from Shawnee on April 16, 2004 ...
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Reviews. Lively, informed...Reading this is great fun. SEATTLE TIMES. Keyes's research unearths interesting, often surprising facts about who said what when ...
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Nice Guys Finish Seventh. Dave Wilton, Thursday, February 01, 2007. Keyes, R. (1992). “Nice guys finish seventh”: false phrases, spurious sayings, ...
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on the slow train: Quotes and Misquotes: Well-Behaved Women, Nice ...
"On the slow train time does not interfere..." -Bob Dylan, liner notes for Highway 61 Revisited *** "They’ve all passed out of our lives On the slow train" ...
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Keyes, Ralph (1992), Nice Guys Finish Seventh: False Phrases, Spurious Sayings, and Familiar Misquotations, p 194-5. Keyes notes that the quotation, ...
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... answer arose in the wonderful book “Nice Guys Finish Seventh: False Phrases, Spurious Sayings, and Familiar Misquotations” by Ralph Keyes, 1992.” ...
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Explanations are from Ralph Keyes' fascinating reference book Nice Guys Finish Seventh: False Phrases, Spurious Sayings, and Familiar Misquotations. ...
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