Re: Wham, bam, epigram

From: Keith Henson (
Date: Thu 02 Feb 2006 - 20:06:30 GMT

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    At 12:07 PM 2/2/2006 -0500, you wrote:
    >On Feb 2, 2006, at 6:31 AM, Chris Taylor wrote:
    >>>"In theory, theory and practice are the same, but in practice, they're
    >>Google didn't help me attribute this top notch quip.
    >>Is it yours Jerry?
    >Not mine; though I had the attribution on the sig. Must have lost it.
    >Stumbled across it when I was investigating Bozeman biplanes. I'l keep

    Hunting on a substring:

    1 - 10 of about 22,200 for "theory and practice are the same"

    First link:

    Yogi Berra put it succinctly: "In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not." Whether we're talking about wiring PCs or fighting ... - 28k - Cached - Similar pages

    Alt.quotations seems to back up Yogi as the source, though this quote is questioned on Yogi Berra's Wikipeda talk page.

    Sorry I can't give a more definite answer.

    Keith Henson

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