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Re: Story

Posted by Bob on September 24, 2005

In Reply to: Re: Story posted by Victoria S Dennis on September 23, 2005

: : A story is a story is a story - who invented this and when? What is the meaning of this saying?

: I've never heard this saying, but it is obviously patterned on a famous line by the abstract poet Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), "A rose is a rose is a rose".

As I understand it, the actual quote is "Rose is a rose is a rose." No "A," which makes it sound more like a person's name....