1001 Dumbest Things Ever Said

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Steven Price
Rowman & Littlefield, Apr 1, 2005 - Reference - 272 pages
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"Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life."
--Brooke Shields, during an interview to become a spokesperson for a federal anti-smoking campaign

"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country."
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, D.C.

"Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here."
--former Vice-President Dan Quayle

"The word 'genius' isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
--Joe Theisman, former NFL football quarterback and sports analyst

In celebration of mental lapses and pure idiocy, here is a collection of stupid utterances, unintentional and otherwise, from the worlds of politics, radio, television, newspapers, show business, sports, and literature-and everywhere else people can, and have, put their feet in their mouths.

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User Review  - NateJordon - LibraryThing

1001? More like 21. The other 980 "dumbest things ever said" are not as dumb as they are slip-ups and mistakes of complete insignificance. And there's not one quote from G.W. Bush. Not one! And if it ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Steven D. Price, a consulting editor of The Lyons Press, is the author of more than twenty books, including 1001 Smartest Things Ever Said, The Quotable Horse Lover, The Ultimate Fishing Guide, and Old As the Hills: The Story of Bluegrass Music. A resident of New York City, he is a keen observer of human achievement and folly.

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