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Mark Twain: My Albatross.

The oldest known, living wild bird in the world is a Laysan albatross, at 64 years of age. She showed up recently at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge… 647 more words

Laysan Albatross

Happy Birthday, Mark Twain!

Today, we celebrate the birth, life, and career of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. The beloved author was born in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. 569 more words


"There Are Two Typos Of People In This World: Those Who Can Edit And Those Who Can’t"*...

Typos can be embarrassing. They can also be costly. And not just for those individuals whose jobs depend on knowing the difference between “it’s” and “its” or where a comma is most appropriate.

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Lynn Cullen's Twain's End

Who knew Mark Twain was such an ass?  According to Lynn Cullen’s Twain’s End he was a nasty, bitter old man, and now my perfect little Twain bubble has been burst.  714 more words


How Extravagant! My Christmas Present to Myself! Everything My Hero Ever Wrote!

“When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.”–Erasmus, 1469-1536

Mark Twain is the funniest, most original, wholly American literary genius this country has ever produced. 394 more words


Twain's End

All I knew about Mark Twain was very basic. His real name was Samuel Clemens and he was the author of many wonderful books like… 310 more words

Book Review: Twain's End by Lynn Cullen

Disclaimer: I received this free Kindle book from the publisher through Net Galley in exchange for an honest review.

Took me awhile to get through this book despite it being a good read. 318 more words

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