Margalit Fox channels Dorothy Parker?

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Wed Aug 15 00:37:04 UTC 2012

On Aug 14, 2012, at 5:24 PM, Laurence Horn wrote, on Margalit Fox:

> "The advice she offered Cosmopolitan's readers on winning the right friends and influencing the right people was squarely in the tradition of Dale Carnegie, if less vertically inclined."
> LH, wishing *all* NYT obituary writers had the advantage of training in linguistics like the artful Ms. Fox

she's definitely the Death Notice Star at the NYT.


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