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Synonyms for Born

brought into this world


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Synonyms for Born

British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)


brought into existence


being talented through inherited qualities

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Barnum (1810-1891) is best known as a consummate charlatan whose perspective on life and business is summed up in the contemptuous contention, "There's a sucker born every minute." It is testimony to the power of first impressions that this popular image persists even though it is very substantially wrong.
Barnum, ignoring his understated assertion, "There's a sucker born every minute."
Barnum coined the saying, "There's a sucker born every minute." Well, not exactly.
Barnum's famous line, "There's a sucker born every minute." After all, it was the findings of Greenberg that created the Democratic agenda for 1994.
Which only goes to prove that Phineas T Barnum was dead right when he said: "There's a sucker born every minute".