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I Think Dorothy Parker Was An Interesting Woman

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    “What Fresh Hell Is This?”

    The above title is one of Dorothy Parker's famous quotes.  Considering what I do for a living.  It is also one of mine. And given some of the people I have had to work with this is quote is even more appropriate. “You can lead a ***** to culture, but you can't make her think...
    Sweetertnu Sweetertnu
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2012

    Mouth Money

    After replacing Wodehouse as drama critic, she was kicked out of “Vanity Fair” for causing a drop in advertising revenue. After being nominated for two Academy Awards, she was kicked out of Hollywood for reporting on civil rights. Dorothy Parker’s mouth wrote many cheques...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 3, 2012

    Wit Extraordinaire

    My appreciation for Dorothy Parker can be summed up in her quote below :) While on her honeymoon, Dorothy was interrupted by her New Yorker editor Harold Ross, who was nagging her for her belated work. Her reply:   “Too ******* busy, and vice versa. " How I wish I'd...
    RedRubies RedRubies
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2011

    Brush Teeth And Sharpen Tongue

    I would have to say Dorothy Parker was a class act. We, being of the same profession, share the same morning routine."The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue." - Dorothy Parker
    ladygodiva110 ladygodiva110
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jun 13, 2011

    Time Doth Flit; Oh ****.

    Dorothy Parker was a lady beyond understanding. Some days I feel like Dorothy Parker "I hate writing, I love having written." As I approach deadlines, I am often reminded of this Parker quote. "Time doth flit; oh ****." As a woman and writer, I understand the emotional...
    iwritebiographies iwritebiographies
    41-45, F
    Jun 14, 2011
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