April 27, 2004

lede of the year

Neil Strauss writes the best lede sentence I think I'm going to see for a really long time: here.

And an English paper that's been making the rounds (& I suspect it's a fake: there are three more by the same guy, if you increment the URL): here.

Posted by Douglas at April 27, 2004 2:33 AM

I think that Walt Whitman paper is an amalgam of all the "stupid" grade school lit papers that have appeared in Richard Lederer books, but I'm not near them right now so I cannot confirm this.

Posted by: jodi on April 30, 2004 10:16 PM
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