Great Moments in Name-Dropping

Great Moments in Name-Dropping

Great Moments in Name-Dropping

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Oct. 11 2000 1:52 PM

Great Moments in Name-Dropping

"At one point Jim ... turned to me and said, 'So, you were knighted.' "

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--Bono, singer for U2, recounting his and Bob Geldof's visit with James Wolfensohn, head of the World Bank, in an interview with the New York TimesMagazine. The truth is even better than the real thing, as they say: Bono pointed out to "Jim" that it was Geldof who was knighted.