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Top 10 Misquotations, Eagle Eye

Top 10 Misquotations

The fabulous misquotation by The New York Times on the day of Lady Thatcher’s death, “Turn if you like; the lady’s not for turning,” suggests another subject for a Top 10. As I argued the other day, what Mrs Thatcher actually said

was one of the best-crafted word plays in modern English speech-writing, transforming the familiar phrase “U-turn” [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 22 April 2013 at 3:30 pm

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