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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2003 8:07 am 
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and the pig doesn't like it


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Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.~Anonymous. It has been credited to Mark Twain, but there is no record of his having said it.


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Yea I agree with Phaedrus,
I doubt that Mark Twain originally said it.
I'm not sure if its original author is known. But it has been attributed to many others.....

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.
-- Eric Park
http://www.flownet.com/gat/quotes.html

Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig. ~Paul Dickson
http://www.hoxie.org/news02/senior02/jjwPage1.html
http://webgod.spinweb.net/tanningtrends/page.php?pid=4
http://www.leadershipnow.com/managementquotes.html

"Never try to teach a pig to sing.
It wastes your time and it annoys the pig. " -Robert A Heinlein
http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=%22Nev ... rt=20&sa=N

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.
-- Lazarus Long, "Time Enough for Love"
http://www.washington.edu/pine/pine-inf ... 00058.html


"Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig."
-- Mark Twain
http://www.falseclaimspecialist.com/whistleblowers.htm

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig!
Van Crouch
http://www.interactivepages.com/macfrea ... a6400.html

"Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig."
-- Saying Folk
http://www.quoteworld.org/browse.php?th ... ch&page=12
http://sprite.netnation.com/~greenbri/q_archive1.html

"Never try to teach a pig to sing, it wastes your time and annoys the pig."-proverb
http://www.expage.com/page/caniquotethat

Another Variation:

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes
your time... and it irritates the pig.
http://members.tripod.com/~rinkmanageme ... ement.html

I eventually gave up searching.... but If I had continued, I'm sure that I would have found Millions more..... I'm pretty sure that there is no known original author of the quote...

hehehe, This was so funny, sorry I just HAD to add it in....

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