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Word of the day

Courtesy of Susie Dent!

‘huff-snuff’ (16th century): a strutting braggart who likes to bully others but is quick to take offence.

I’m wondering if it could be applied to people who take the mick incessantly but get deeply offended if the tables are turned …….

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I guess that’s a good point . . . . in every sense

‘The pen is mightier than the sword, if the sword is very short and the pen is very sharp.’

Terry Pratchett

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I wish I’d said that . . . (complete the phrase)

‘ONLY A DEAF MAN COULD WEAR A TIE LIKE THAT! ‘

Oscar Wilde

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Great prose!

 

This is a wonderful piece of writing! understudy013

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QUOTE: on writing – W.Somerset Maugham

 

‘There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately nobody knows what they are.’

W Somerset Maugham

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QUOTE: on ideas – Anais Nin

‘ My ideas usually come, not at my desk writing but, in the midst of living’

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Chekhov meets Byrne . . . well, nearly

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the Sun . . . . tabloid press and Roman philosophy