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How To Tell If You’re In A Dorothy Parker Story

Previously in this series: How to tell if you're in a Thomas Hardy novel. You hate Katharine Hepburn, but the story of how much you hate her has rather outgrown the reality of your original dislike. It's a great zinger, though. You deliver a cruel pun to someone you barely know while wearing a ...Read More

Force-Ranking the Mitford Sisters

The Mitfords According to Nicole 1. Jessica: "You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty." 2. Nancy: “If I had a girl I should say to her, 'Marry for love if you can, it won't last, but it is a very interesting experience and makes ...Read More