Posted by TheFallen on October 19, 2004
In Reply to: Proverbs posted by Gary Martin on October 18, 2004
: : Oner of the most commonly misquoted proverbs is "a little learning is a dangerous thing". You seem to have bren unable to avoid the error. Regards
: "A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.", from Alexander Pope's Essay on Criticism - source the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Good enough for me.
I think that the original poster's terse yet tragically incorrect accusation rather proves the point that a little learning is indeed a dangerous thing.