WORDmeister Note: It’s Spring Break, so we’ll take a week at St, Mumbles. Back March 17. Try to endure.
—Mark Twain (1835-1910), writer/philosopher, from Albert Bigelow Paine, Mark Twain, a Biography (1912)
• Editorial Comment: Well, there’s “Live and Let Live,” isn’t there?
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