“It ain’t a fit night out for man or beast!”

I have a nostalgic fondness for one the most famous movie quotations uttered by the great comic actor W.C. Fields: “It ain’t a fit night out for man or beast!” As a kid growing up in Dayton, Ohio in the 1950s, I often heard my father and his old World War II Army buddies say … Read more

“Any man who hates dogs and babies can’t be all bad.”

To paraphrase Firesign Theatre, everything most people know about some famous quotations is wrong. A notable example is the famous line “Any man who hates dogs and babies can’t be all bad.” Most people think that’s a quote by W.C. Fields. However, Fields didn’t say it. (Nor did he say any of the common variations … Read more