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They Never Said It

A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, and Misleading Attributions

by Paul F. Boller Jr.

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages184
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ISBN 100195055411
ISBN 109780195055412


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