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Dorothy Parker
(1893-1967) born on
Aug 22
US author, poet, journalist, humorist. She was the celebrated caustic wit of the 1920s; wrote "Enough Rope," 1926 and "The Little Hours," 1944.
         
   
F
[We look like] a road company of the Last Supper.

R
His ignorance was an Empire State Building of ignorance. You had to admire it for its size.
A
Because he spills his seed on the ground.
N
That woman speaks eighteen languages and can't say No in any of them.
K
'House Beautiful' is the play lousy.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On lunching with James Thurber and others at the Algonquin Round Table, quoted by Edmund Wilson "The Fifties," edited by Leon Edel, Farrar, Straus & Giroux 86
R: Referring to Harold Ross; attributed.
A: On naming her canary 'Onan'; referring to Genesis, 38:9, '
N: Said of a departing guest; in "While Rome Burns," "Our Mrs. Parker" by Alexander Woollcot, 1934.
K: Theater review.
   


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