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February 1, 2008

I can’t take it any more!

Filed under: Our Languages,Peeves — Porcupyn @ 9:14 am

Can’t take what? The famous unquote, of course! What is it supposed to mean?

If you start with quote, and end with unquote, does the quote stand, or have you taken it back?


  1. I remember George Carlin saying that people using air-quotes should be added to the list of people that ought to be beaten up. 🙂 I guess you want to add people that say “quote unquote” to that list?

    Comment by Bhel Puri & Seekh Kabab — February 1, 2008 @ 11:38 pm | Reply

  2. BPSK:

    Pilloried and spanked with wet noodles, no less, until they get their Bangalore Blues, aka नानी याद दिला दूँगा!

    Comment by porcupyn — May 4, 2008 @ 10:14 pm | Reply

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