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The Devil's Dictionary: The Skwib Updates: Q

The Devil's UpdatesQ

QUOTATION, n. The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
The words erroneously repeated.

Intent on making his quotation truer,
He sought the page infallible of Brewer,
Then made a solemn vow that we would be
Condemned eternally. Ah, me, ah, me!
–Stumpo Gaker

The Skwib Update:

QUOTATION, n. The act of repeating the words of another in an attempt to appear more intelligent/funny/creative than one actually is. Also, see above.