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A proverb about what family members learn from each other: “Parents teach their children to talk; children teach their parents silence.” This is part of a complete episode.

First Use of Famous Quotations

There’s an old joke running around that goes as follows, “Lost: Bald, one-eyed ginger Tom, crippled in both back legs, recently castrated, answers to the name of ‘Lucky.'” Nigel Rees of The Quote Unquote Newsletter has been...

The Future is Here Proverb

Everyone knows old ones, but what about modern proverbs? Here’s an aphorism attributed to William Gibson: “The future is already here. It’s just not evenly distributed.” The hosts discuss some others. This is part of a...