Comment of the Day: Other Crushing False Quotes

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

In the wake of the discovery that a widely disseminated "quote" from Martin Luther King that seemed eerily apropos to the death of Osama Bin Ladin was really a fake, we noted how another Facebook fave attributed to Bob Marley was also likely bogus.

One reader could only imagine if one of his favorite quotes was false.

Robert Boyd wrote:

Next you'll be telling me that Eleanor Roosevelt didn't really say, "Not only is Robert Boyd a great humanitarian, but he is the finest lover I have ever experienced." Won't you leave at least some of our illusions unshattered?

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >