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Re: Edison quote fix

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Maahmaah
Sat, 21 Feb 1998 11:06:03 EST


In a message dated 98-02-20 23:35:18 EST, jaugusta writes:

<< "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent
perspiration."
from _Life_ (1932) ch.24 >>

As I recall, the correct quote is "99% inspiration, 1% butterscotch ripple".
as quoted by Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
:-)
-Lee