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Sometimes brevity is best. I'm trying to say things with fewer words.
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The Best One-Word Lines from Movies

Entertainment / Music : Paste Magazine (3 years ago)

Most screenwriters dream of achieving classic movie quote status with the words that they so painstakingly write, and some actually attain that. But sometimes, brevity—as in one single word—can have the most effect in a particular s...

Aiming for Brevity: Quirky Application Prompts

Industries / Education : The Choice (3 years ago)

The Chicago Tribune reported that a number of colleges have added quirky questions to their applications and are allowing students fewer words with which to respond.

Postcard Lit Mag

Entertainment / Books : The Rumpus Books (3 years ago)

“‘Brevity is the soul of wit.’ And of other things, too.”HOOT is a “brief, displayable, shareable” literary magazine on a postcard. Original submissions of fewer than 150 words are accepted, and one piece is published in print each ...

Brevity Is The Soul Of Twitter

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (last year)

Neuroskeptic comments on new study findings that suggest “conversational” tweets (tweets that begin with “@”) are getting shorter: The difference is mainly due to people using fewer words. The length of the most-used words didn’t ch...

In pursuit of brevity

Entertainment / Books : Eleventh Stack (6 years ago)

I love to play charades, Pictionary, Cranium, basically any game where you have to try to guess what another person is trying to “say.”  Unfortunately, I sometimes feel like my life is one of those games.  Either the word I’m lookin...

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