virus: Bad memes

Richard Brodie (
Tue, 3 Jun 1997 10:35:00 -0700

Reed wrote:

>This common "language-example" (even refered to in "Virus of the Mind"
>world renouned meme-guru Richard Brodie) has made the rounds of
>pundits, word-mavens,
>and trivia-buffs for years...a successful meme despite any supporting

That's not the worst of it. I also said that "Music hath charms to
soothe the savage breast" [not "beast"] was from Shakespeare. Only TWO
of thousands of my readers pointed out that it was actually Congreve,
not Shakespeare, who said that!

Richard Brodie +1.425.688.8600
CEO, Brodie Technology Group, Inc., Bellevue, WA, USA
Do you know what a "meme" is?