September 12th, 2009 15:56 EST
The Wisdom Of Pop Tart Paris Hilton
"Words of wisdom from Paris Hilton are to be immortalized alongside remarks by some of the greatest thinkers of all time in the latest edition of the Oxford Book of Quotations -- and she reckons it`s `so cool.`
Hilton, the socialite turned reality TV star and retailing phenomenon, is listed in the latest version of the 65-year-old dictionary, released this week, alongside the likes of Confucius, Oscar Wilde and Stephen Hawking.
Her contribution? `Dress cute wherever you go, life is too short to blend in.`" http://www.reuters.com/article/artsNews/idUSTRE58A13N20090911
Many writers and speakers own a copy of "Oxford Book of Quotations", it`s an indispensable resource for spicing up a speech or essay with a pithy saying. This treasured resource has quotations from such intellectual giants like William Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde.
It is sacrilegious to include a quotation from Paris Hilton is this sacred tome! Surely this is a sign of the end times, and Jesus Christ will soon return to judge the living and the dead.
"Dress cute wherever you go, life is too short to blend in." Such pearls of wisdom, surely the average writer will find many opportunities to use this phrase in an essay.
The editors of this invaluable reference book also included this phrase from Sarah Palin: "What`s the difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull? Lipstick."
Paris Hilton and Sarah Palin included in the "Oxford Book of Quotations"? I am horrified, and I`m going to burn my copy in protest.
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