Posts tagged ‘Arthur Conan Doyle’

May 12, 2014

may 12

Holmes never said ‘Elementary, my dear Watson’,  in the original Arthur Conan Doyle novels and stories. Holmes says ‘Elementary!’ and ‘my dear Watson’ at various points, but never together. The first recorded use of this exact phrase is actually in a P. G. Wodehouse novel, Psmith, Journalist.