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After being told that guests at a party were “ducking for apples,” Dorothy Parker replied, “There, but for a typographical error, is the story of my life.”

Quotation from The Algonquin Wits, Robert E. Dennan, ed., via The Yale Book of Quotations, Fred R. Shapiro, ed. The 1953 photo above is from the book A Journey into Dorothy Parker’s New York by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick. “In these challenging … Continue reading

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