Re: virus: Bad memes

Dave Pape (
Wed, 4 Jun 1997 23:01:02 +0100 (BST)

At 10:35 03/06/97 -0700, Richard Brodie wrote:
>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!

What if they all knew about Congreve, but just didn't give a toss? :)

Dave Pape
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