FACT OF THE DAY:
On this day (Sept. 22) in 1944 “The Death of Words” was published in The Spectator. It was republished in On Stories.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“The most important sense of a word is not always the most useful. What is the good of deepening a word’s connotation if you deprive the word of all practicable denotation?”
The Death of Words
(Published 9/22/1944 in The Spectator)