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|THE patron saint of fraudsters has got to be P. T. Barnum, the circus impresario |
generally credited with the con man's motto “There's a sucker born every minute.”
As the story goes, sometime around 1869, Barnum set out to buy the Cardiff ...
|He also offers advice on how to protect yourself and how to identify a potential scammer. This book offers advice for both men and women.|
|Fools & Stupidity Who knows a fool must know his brother; For one will |
recommend another. 1 —Benjamin Franklin, Poor ... —James Russell Lowell, A
Fable for Critics, 1848 3 There's a sucker born every minute. —Joseph Bessimer,
c. 1850 4 ...
|There's a sucker born every minute P.T. Barnum, a famous American circus |
owner, once said that there was a sucker born every minute, in reference to some
of the weird but fake circus attractions that people came to see. The expression ...
|By LAWRENCE VAN GELDER When P. T. Barnum said, "There's a sucker born |
every minute," he might have been anticipating the moviegoers who will pay as
much as $9.50 to see the torturously boring "The Mod Squad." Devoid of original
|This “Cardiff Giant” sealed Barnum's reputation as a hoaxer;he inspired banker |
David Hannum to coin the saying “there's a sucker born every minute,” when he
viewed it.In a final gesture to the media, Barnum added to the “Greatest Show on
|Foreword. Why is Joe Vitale writing about P.T. Barnum? And how do you win as a |
result of it? “There's a sucker born every minute” is a quote often attributed to P.T.
Barnum. There's only one problem: Barnum never said it. Barnum said lots of ...
|Born. Every. Minute. Point. of. View—Discussion. Questions. There's a Sucker |
Born Every Minute Improvisation—Role Play Variations Born. 1. Why do people
believe the promises, the sales pitch or the claims of persons like Phil Flam, who
|Chapter. 10. There's. A. sucker. born. every. minuTe. Manipulating. On Saturday, |
October 16, 1869, William “Stub” Newell hired two men to dig a new well on his
farm in Cardiff, New York. Around 11 a.m., the two men struck something solid, ...
|Suckers will bite. Rec. dist.: Ky., Tenn. 3. There's a sucker born every minute. |
Vars.: (a) A sucker is born every minute. (b) A sucker is born every minute, and
two to take him. (c) Another sucker is born everyday. (d) In the West a sucker is