Growing wiser on the wisdom (or stupidity) of others
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Friday, February 07, 2003

"I believe that people before they graduate or even matriculate,
They should learn to speak up, to speak out, to articulate.
It befuddles my sense of acoustic
To be mumbled at through a potato, be it from Idaho or Aroostook.

This word swallowing, these muffled mates and slovenly slurrings
Can lead to calamitous misunderstandings and errings...
It's easy to be manly and still make your meaning plain, whether in accents of Mt. Ida, Cathay, or Boston, or Des Moines or of the deepest South
... Just take that towel out of your mouth."

-- Ogden Nash

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