[LMB] OT: When Insults Had Class

Carol Botteron cjbotteron at gmail.com
Tue May 29 15:47:17 BST 2018


Carol Botteron:
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown
 with great force.  --attributed to Dorothy Parker, but ...
This book fills a much-needed gap in the literature. --???

Fred Smith:
i.e., we need the gap much more than we need this book to fill it.

Carol Botteron:
In case I wasn't clear, I understand the quote.
The "???" refers to the debate about who said it first.


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