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5 Famous Quotes With Inspiring Origins (That Are Total BS)

#4. A Random Tweeter Somehow Becomes Martin Luther King Jr.
The words belonged to Jessica Dovey, a 24-year-old English teacher living in Tokyo. When she read about Osama bin Laden’s death and all the spiteful partying that came of it, she took to Facebook to express her discomfort with the celebratory mood in America, then followed it up with a legitimate Martin Luther King Jr. quote. Soon enough, her comment was shared among her contacts. As it passed on, the character limitations on Twitter did away with those pesky quotation marks, then melded her words with the Martin Luther King Jr. quote. Finally, people stopped tweeting those useless last few sentences entirely. The ones that actually belonged to King. This whole stupid game of Internet telephone took less than a day.

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Good job, The Internet!

5 Famous Quotes With Inspiring Origins (That Are Total BS)

#4. A Random Tweeter Somehow Becomes Martin Luther King Jr.

The words belonged to Jessica Dovey, a 24-year-old English teacher living in Tokyo. When she read about Osama bin Laden’s death and all the spiteful partying that came of it, she took to Facebook to express her discomfort with the celebratory mood in America, then followed it up with a legitimate Martin Luther King Jr. quote. Soon enough, her comment was shared among her contacts. As it passed on, the character limitations on Twitter did away with those pesky quotation marks, then melded her words with the Martin Luther King Jr. quote. Finally, people stopped tweeting those useless last few sentences entirely. The ones that actually belonged to King. This whole stupid game of Internet telephone took less than a day.

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