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Credit due

January 31, 2007

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To the editor:

Bill Getz (letter, Jan. 25) attributes "Because that's where the money is" (reason for robbing banks) to Pretty Boy Floyd. That line is usually attributed to Willie Sutton. According to the Yale Book of Quotations, Mr. Sutton denied saying it, giving credit for the bon mot to a creative reporter.

Fred Galvin,

Lawrence

Comments

bearded_gnome 7 years, 2 months ago

"a creative reporter" ... "say it ain't so, Joe!"

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