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Q: Source of a Quote ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Source of a Quote
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: genben-ga
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Posted: 22 Nov 2006 15:52 PST
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Question ID: 784944
Who is credited with saying "The taste of the roast is determined by
the handshake of the host."?  Some (Leslie Gibbons & Mark Morse)give
Ben Franklin credit for this but I cannot find it in his collection of
quotes. Please provide verification.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Source of a Quote
From: pinkfreud-ga on 22 Nov 2006 16:02 PST
Like Mark Twain and Dorothy Parker, Ben Franklin is one of those folks
to whom a myriad of quotes are falsely attributed. I've found no
evidence that Franklin ever said or wrote this. Pithy sayings like
this one are often impossible to pin to a certain origin.

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