suspect quotes on writing (UNCLASSIFIED)

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 16 18:20:48 UTC 2012

Fucking A!


On 8/16/2012 1:38 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> No doubt, but I think we have an explanation for a lot of modern literature.  Contemporary authors must be following Mark Twain's (purported) dictum in #14:
> "Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very'; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be."
> Anymore, there are no editors, so this strategy leaves in all the "damn"s, not to mention the "fucking"s.
> LH

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