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Literary – June 20

Lillian Hellman, born on this date in 1905, earned the enmity of fellow author Mary McCarthy, who famously said of Hellman, “Every word she writes is a lie, including and and the.”

Writing prompt: List five similarly insightful and devastating insults your protagonist would like to say about her/his antogonist, but lacks the bravery to do so.

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