Paper Covered With the Wrong Words

Dorothy Parker to her editor in 1945:


I know the feeling.

(Via Letters of Note.)

One response to “Paper Covered With the Wrong Words

  1. Strange (or is it perhaps inevitable?) that somebody who could write “cannot look you in the voice” should feel at a loss for right words.

    Stranger still that most of us entertain an almost religious conviction that there are words which could appropriately convey what we want them to…


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