That Wasn’t Mark Twain: How a Misquotation Is Born

Researcher Garson O’Toole — who, fittingly, is pseudonymous — traces wrongly attributed quotes.

Niraj Chokshi at the New York Times:

How fitting that the man often credited with saying “a lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes” most likely did not invent the phrase.