Josh Billings

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Noun1.Josh Billings - United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)Josh Billings - United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)
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It was Josh Billings who said, "The trouble with people is not that they don't know, but that they know so much that ain't so.
Like one of my favorite funny writers, Josh Billings, liked to say, "Be like a postage stamp.
As the humorist Josh Billings once wrote, "It isn't what a man knows that hurts him.
JOSH Billings said: "The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
The new translations of The Tales of Belkin by Josh Billings and Hugh Aplin begin with errors in "A.
There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory," said American humorist Josh Billings.
Actually, according to an introductory essay titled "On the Need to Know" by William Safire in The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge, the supposed Twain quotation came from a Twain contemporary, a humorist named Josh Billings.
HUMORIST Josh Billings once claimed that "the biggest fool in the world hasn't been born yet".