[PW] Most Notable Quotations of 2015 So Far?

Sylvia Milne sylviamilne at btinternet.com
Wed Nov 4 05:35:28 PST 2015


Whoops, I forgot the citation

Hello Earth! Can you hear me ...
https://twitter.com/philae2014/status/610047412036595712?lang=en-gb
14 Jun 2015 - Philae LanderVerified account ... @Philae2014: Hello Earth! Can you .... Philae has phoned home from comet 67P for the first time in seven months 

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Sylvia Milne 



> On 4 Nov 2015, at 13:31, Sylvia Milne <sylviamilne at btinternet.com> wrote:
> 
> Ok, I'm a glutton for punishment. Here is a quotation from a non human, non American
> 
> 
> "Hello Earth! Can you hear me?" This was tweeted by the small Philae Lander of the Rosetta Mission when it woke up from its hibernation on 
> comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> Sylvia Milne 
> 
> 
> 
>> On 4 Nov 2015, at 01:42, Linda Corets <lcorets at myuw.net> wrote:
>> 
>> "I'm just here so I won't get fined."
>> - Marshawn Lynch
>> Super Bowl Media Day 
>> January 27, 2015
>> 
>> Linda Corets
>> Seattle (Go Hawks!)
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Project-Wombat-Open [mailto:project-wombat-open-bounces at lists.project-wombat.org] On Behalf Of Shapiro, Fred
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 5:33 PM
>> To: list at project-wombat.org
>> Subject: [PW] Most Notable Quotations of 2015 So Far?
>> 
>> I'm starting to think about my annual list, run by the Associated Press, of the top 10 most notable quotations of the year.  By "notable" I mean "important" or "famous" or "particularly revealing of the spirit of our times" rather than necessarily being eloquent or admirable.  
>> 
>> I would welcome suggestions of notable quotations from 2015, particularly ones from politics or popular culture or entertainment or sports or business or technology.  
>> 
>> Here are some of the contenders that I am already aware of:
>> 
>> blood coming out of her eyes; blood coming out of her -- wherever Donald Trump
>> 
>> Who's doing the raping?
>> Donald Trump
>> 
>> He is not a war hero.
>> Donald Trump
>> 
>> a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight, and when they come out, they're gay.  So, did something happen while they were in there?
>> Ben Carson
>> 
>> Clinton sparred with Fox News reporter Ed Henry, who asked her whether she "wiped" her server.
>> "What - like with a cloth or something?" Clinton joked
>> 
>> Stuff happens.
>> Jeb Bush
>> 
>> Everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right?  But we put together a Benghazi special committee, a select committee.  What are her numbers today?
>> Kevin McCarthy
>> 
>> Fred Shapiro
>> 
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