NPR News: Lincoln Said What? Bogus Quotations Take On A New Life On Social Media

Lincoln Said What? Bogus Quotations Take On A New Life On Social Media
Many of those quotes we see on Facebook or Instagram are attributed to authors who never said them. Does it matter when we get a quotation wrong? Linguist Geoff Nunberg says, not always.

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NPR News: Lincoln Said What? Bogus Quotations Take On A New Life On Social Media

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