Writing

If it had been your exact thought you would have used my exact words.

Jun 182015
 

To see one’s thought summarized aptly and briefly is the rare experience that is flattering and humiliating in equal measure.

Jun 052015
 

The satirist’s punishment is praise from his intended victims.

May 282015
 

An aphorism requires assembly without instructions.

May 122015
 

The great contemporary leveller of class distinctions is automated spell-checking.

Apr 092015
 

Imitation is the most sincere, but parody is the most flattering.

Apr 082015
 

I regret all of my exclamation points, most of my semicolons, half of my em-dashes, some of my question marks, and none of my periods.

Mar 112015
 

Elaboration annoys the clever without satisfying the dim.