~ Mark Twain, 1835-1910
Kaplan, J. (Ed.). (2002). Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations (17th ed). New York, NY: Little Brown. (p. 561)
~ See Chapter 2: In Search of the Exact Word and Chapter 3: The Secret Strength of Words, among others, in Richard Goodman’s The Soul of Creative Writing for his thoughts on the right word.
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