[Ads-l] "Write Drunk, Edit Sober"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jul 9 11:54:36 UTC 2018

I am interested in tracing back the origins of the quotation "Write drunk; edit sober," usually attributed to Hemingway.  The earliest I find it in some quick searching is 2007.  Any pointers to earlier usage would be welcome.

Fred Shapiro

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

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