I am reading your blog and that shows I am not a Luddite, but computers can be very exasperating. Thought for Today: Bill Vaughan? When I try to sit I only think of you". This computer-era dictum is a twist on the epigram of the famous 18th century English literary figure Alexander Pope: The Google Books archive contains an Australian periodical with the following: Views Read Edit View history.
This computer-era dictum is a twist on the epigram of the famous 18th century English literary figure Alexander Pope: To Err is Human; to Forgive, Divine. Here are two samples from the article: Vaughan composed many original sayings, but he noted that the paragraph writing format was rife with uncredited borrowings Like all good paragraphers, Bill Vaughan takes a whimsical view of his craft.
Vaughan took over responsibility for the feature from Harry V. Wade in On April 2, the maxim under investigation appeared as a free standing quote under the name of the imaginary legislator: Other anonymous instances occurred in such as a report in August that the saying with slightly different wording was seen as an item of graffiti: In the opera singer, speech instructor, and pioneering self-help writer Dorothy Sarnoff included the statement in one of her books.
In a Washington Post article discussed the animus towards computers and stated that a plaque was available for purchase with the aphorism: The first time that the quotation was associated with the scientist Paul Ehrlich apparently occurred in the s. The Google Books archive contains an Australian periodical with the following: I recall Paul Ehrlich saying: The date is circa but QI has not verified this information with a paper copy or digital scans, hence the date may be inaccurate.
Thought for Today: In conclusion, the first instances of the quotation known to QI appeared in A close match was penned by the columnist Bill Vaughan, and QI believes he should receive credit for now. Christie Lamour. I believe that we can transform our world through unconditional sharing. It is through giving and tithing, that we bring light into our lives and the universe.
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