"The horror is that there is no horror."

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 15 02:42:01 UTC 2012

In other words, it's horrifying that nobody seems to notice just how
horrifying it is.

I read this line somewhere about 45 years ago and have seen it quoted two
or three times since.

Not in YBQ.

Who wrote it?

(GB offers a snippet hint that it may have been Randall Jarrell, but that
seems a long shot.)


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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