It’s Friday!

Time for the ever popular (at least, I like to think so) Friday Frivolities!!!!!  <cue frenzied cheering and waving of arms>  This week, quotes about writers and writing.

“Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.”
– Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

“I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.”
– Carl Sandburg (1878-1967)

“I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.”
– A. J. Liebling (1904-1963)

“A burro is an ass. A burrow is a hole in the ground. As a journalist you are expected to know the difference.”
– United Press International Stylebook, cited by Bill Walsh in “The Elephants of Style”

“Bad spellers of the world, untie!”
– Graffito

Write on!

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