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Discussion "The Right Word in the Right Place"

Topic: Mark Twain once said, “To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. To condense the diffused light of a page of thought into the luminous flash of a single sentence, is worthy to rank as a prize composition just by itself … Anybody can have ideas–the difficulty is to express them without squandering a quire of paper on an idea that ought to be reduced to one glittering paragraph.” Respond to Twain’s words from your personal experience as a writer.

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"To Get The Right Word In The Right Place"

Kim Davis, The Oldest Meme in The Book

The Internet can be described with two words, “cruel” and “unusual.” That is the swift punishment that has rained down upon Kim Davis, the clerk who refuses to issue gay marriage licenses in Kentucky. 808 more words

Meme Spotlight

The Prince and the Pauper (1937)

The Prince and the Pauper feels something like a warm up for the 1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood:  both movies were made by Warner Bros., both scores were composed by Erich Wolfgang Korngold and both films share four prominent actors, with Claude Rains trying to steal with throne, while Errol Flynn tries to stop him. 1,043 more words


Live / Vivir

Let us endeavour so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry”. – Mark Twain

Tratemos de vivir de tal manera que cuando llegamos a morir, incluso el de la funeraria se arrepienta”. – Mark Twain


10 Things I learned while evangelizing Muslims on my summer vacation

Let me start with a little background. A long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away), during my college days I was a raging evangelical Christian. 1,410 more words

365 Days of Gratitude - Day 205

Feeling comfortable….

For being able to stay in a difficult conversation, for hearing that inner voice and being aware of the rigidity, for letting my friend have his belief, for not being persuaded, for walking away with a little more understanding… 41 more words