Mary Engelbreit Limb Magnet

Product Summary For Mary Engelbreit Limb Magnet:

Full quote on magnet is “Why not go out on a limb?  That’s where the fruit is.”  Also, @ Mary Engelbreit Ink.  In addition, about 3.18 X 2.25 inches.  Importantly, ages 8 and up.

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Product Description For Mary Engelbreit Limb Magnet:

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Mary Engelbreit Limb Magnet.
Out On A Limb Quote Magnet .

Full quote on magnet is “Why not go out on a limb?  That’s where the fruit is.”
Also, @ Mary Engelbreit Ink.

In addition, about 3.18 X 2.25 inches.
Importantly, ages 8 and up.

Mary Engelbreit is a graphic artist and children’s book illustrator.  Later, she launched her own magazine, Mary Engelbreit’s Home Companion in 1996.  She was born in St. Louis, Missouri.  What is the most apt description of artist Mary Engelbreit?   Surely, you will find it in a line from one of her well-known greeting card designs.  Indeed, she truly is “The Queen of Everything.”  Mary’s unique style features spirited wit and nostalgic warmth.  Thus, Mary wins fans the world over.  Noteworthy, PEOPLE magazine dubbed her a Norman Rockwell for our times.

Background For Mary Engelbreit Limb Magnet:

The quote on this magnet has oft been attributed to Mark Twain.

Mark Twain is the pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens.  Further, he was born on November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri.  He died April 21, 1910.   Most notably, Twain is famous as an American humorist, journalist, lecturer, and novelist.  Further, he is best known for his travel narratives and for his adventure stories of boyhood.   Moreover, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) are two of his greatest works. 

However, according to Quote Investigator:  There is no substantive evidence supporting the linkage to either Mark Twain or Will Rogers.

In fact,the earliest instance located by QI was printed in the show business periodical “Variety” in September 1950.  The journalist Frank Scully coined the memorable phrase and included it in his column “Scully’s Scrapbook”:

“To people who urge you not to go out on a limb I have a new twist. I gave it to Ken Murray and before he can use it I’m giving it to my public. It’s this: Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?”

Within a week the powerful and widely-syndicated commentator Walter Winchell reprinted the saying in a section of his column called “Quotation Marksmanship”, and Winchell credited Scully.

Disclaimer For Mary Engelbreit Limb Magnet:

FIRSTLY, WE ENLARGE PHOTOS TO SHOW DETAILS.

SECONDLY, DYE LOTS VARY SO COLORS MAY DIFFER SOMEWHAT FROM SHOWN.

THIRDLY, MINOR SHELF WEAR IN PACKAGING.  INCLUDES RIPS, TEARS, DENTS AND/OR BENDS.

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