Jerry has a brilliant mind...It just doesn't always connect with his mouth.
Jerryisms. Malapropisms. Fractured American idioms. I've thought of putting together a book of Jerry's most entertaining verbal fumbles.
|"IF YOU COME TO A FORK IN THE ROAD, TAKE IT." — Yogi Berra|
When commenting on my last post, which touched on American idioms, an old friend reminded me of a Jerryism that still gives her a chuckle nearly twenty years later. So, I've decided to share it as the first in a series of random Jerryisms.
|GET ALL YOUR DUCKS IN A ROW.|
When Jerry was with Yale University, he was invited to give a talk at the Princeton Club in New York. We drove down from New Haven and spent a few days in the city. Jerry gave a talk on the future of research libraries, library automation, technology in the workplace, organizational management, change management, self-managing teams, or some other equally scintillating topic.
|COVER ALL BASES.|
During Jerry's talk, he said:
"Before you get in too deep, make sure you have all your ducks covered."