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We must respect the other fellow’s religion, but only in the same sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
    —  Henry Louis Mencken
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On This Day In:
2014 Enduring
2013 Tell Me More…
2012 Passing…
2011 Fake It ‘Til You Make It

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To the man with an ear for verbal delicacies  —  the man who searches painfully for the perfect word and puts the way of saying a thing above the thing said  —  there is the constant joy of sudden discovery, of happy accident.
  —  Henry Louis Mencken
From “A Book of Prefaces
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On This Day In:
2013 Powerful Substitute
2012 Heroes Restored
2011 As You Should

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