Thursday, March 26, 2015

Oh, Dorothy

Shoot Them Now

“If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy.”

—Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), writer and satirist, in book review of The Elements of Style, Esquire, 1959 Image: Jill DeGroff

Editorial Comment: Teach your children well.

PeezPix by Ted Pease 


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