Saturday 10 December 2016

Be wary of fake quotes lurking on the internet

Published 05/05/2011 | 05:00

Regarding Eamon Reilly quoting Martin Luther King in relation to Bin Laden's death (Letters, May 4): The first sentence of the quote should be attributed to a lady called Jessica Dovey whose Facebook post went "viral" and her words were mixed with the words of Mr King.

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A wonderful statement, but as Oscar Wilde once said: "Beware of fake quotes on the internet."

Fergus Breen
Dublin 6

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