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Dorothy Parker’s Best Bon Mots on Writing

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Dorothy Parker was born on August 22 in 1893, so it’s her birthday this weekend! As a critic and famed member of the Algonquin round table, Parker  is remembered for her acid wit, those critical and epigrammatic barbs that were constructed so well as to be almost poetic.
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Zayn Malik and Calvin Harris Offer Up a Feast of Twitter Beef Re: Taylor Swift’s Streaming Ideals

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Ah, beef. These days, the preparation method of choice is for it to cook and cook until it appears ready to be voraciously consumed on Twitter. Taylor Swift alone has built up — sometimes as her own doing, sometimes, as in today’s case, passively, sometimes pettily, sometimes progressively — quite an impressive menu of different beefs over the last few months.
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