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.
Here is a gem by Josh Billings: "There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory." (4) If we link Billings's words to performance preparation, we realize that, sadly, this is often true.
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." A family matter comes to a head, so is it better to carry on the good fight or sit back and let someone make a mistake or two?
Josh Billings. A family matter comes to a head, so is it better to carry on the good fight or sit back and let someone make a mistake or two?
Translated by Josh Billings. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House, 2009.
Josh Billings' brace and one by Dan Davies saw Garndiffaith shatter Rhymney's unbeaten record and leapfrog the visitors to the top of the table with a 28-13 win.
"There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory," said American humorist Josh Billings.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." 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. How did Safire find that out?
HUMORIST Josh Billings once claimed that "the biggest fool in the world hasn't been born yet".
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself," according to Josh Billings.