R eading a handwritten article about handwriting, in a 21st-century magazine, is like listening to your great-great-grandfather shout in the middle of a crowded multiplex about the incomparable glories of vaudeville and the lost art of wearing hats in public.
Book Examiner: The top 20 most annoying book reviewer cliches and how to use them all in one meaningless reviewIn 1984 , George Orwell created newspeak, a language "whose vocabulary gets smaller every year."
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Ever wondered which post of mine is the all-time most popular post? Yeah, me neither. But over time as I checked out my stats, it didn't take very long for me to figure it out, whether I wanted to or not.
Terry Pratchett (1994) There's a feeling that I think it's only possible to get when you're a child and discover books. It's a kind of fizz.
Literature Pick of the Week: Hansel and Grethel - The Grimm Brothers Hard by a great forest dwelt a poor wood-cutter with his wife and his two children.
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