Posted by R. Berg on October 01, 2001
In Reply to: Don't blame me... posted by ESC on October 01, 2001
: : : I was browsing and found this at Quoteland.com Someone is bound to ask this sooner or later, so here it is:
: : : "There ain't no such thing as a free lunch."
: : : A Libertarian Movement slogan
: : : -Robert A. Heinlein, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, 1907
: : Heinlein was born in 1907, so now don't you wish you had the ability to edit....
: You guys are a tough audience. Don't blame me. I just cut and pasted from Quoteland.com And learned a valuable lesson in the process, you can't always trust Internet sources.
Want to hear something even more shocking? Sometimes real, solid
printed books contain mistakes too!
Orig. pub date for "Moon" may be earlier than 1967. My old Books in Print cites a 1966 edition.
I think "There ain't no such thing as a free lunch" was around in the culture before the mid-1960s, anyway.