"Nice Guys Finish Seventh": False Phrases, Spurious Sayings, and Familiar Misquotations (English Edition)

  • Ralph Keyes
  • David Scott Publishers - Kindle版 - 2012/12/21
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Leo Durocher is best remembered for saying, “Nice guys finish last.” He never said it. What the Brooklyn Dodgers’ manager did say, before a 1946 game with the New York Giants, was: “The nice guys are all over there. In seventh place.” Like Durocher’s, many of our best known quotations are in...