Literary Rejection Letter

American writer Gertrude Stein (1874 – 1946) received the following quaint rejection letter from editor A. J. Fifield: I am only one, only one, only. Only one being, one at the same time. Not two, not three, only one. Only one life to live, only sixty minutes in one hour. Only one pair of eyes. Only one […]

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Quotable #85: The Truth

“The greatest enemy of all is considered he who tells the truth.” — Plato, The Republic “Time will reveal everything. It is a babbler and speaks even when not asked.” — Euripides, Euripidean Fragments “Yet the deepest truths are best read between the lines, and, for the most part, refuse to be written.” — Amos […]

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Everything Marketers Need to Know About the Future of Web Development

This is a guest post by Creaa Design. The online marketing arena often emerges as an ambiguous sight regarding the change in trends and most preferable idea for web designing that could keep up great performances for websites. Undeniably, everyone’s continually striving to either maintain or attain the “no.1” preference. Well, with popping up of […]

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Creative Accounting

A farmer sent three sons to college. On their return home, wishing to see how their college education had fitted them for business, he gave to his youngest son ten eggs, to the second son thirty eggs, and to the eldest son fifty eggs. He told them to take their eggs to the market to […]

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“Were My Obituaries Good?”

During the Cyprus coup of 1974, it was reported that Archbishop Makarios III (1913 – 1977) died. However, the news was proven to be false when the said Archbishop reappeared sometime later. When asked about his reaction on the news of his apparent death, he said, “You should have known it was not easy for […]

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In Case of a Disaster

On July 18, 1969, while the public was anxiously following the news of the flight of Apollo 11 to the surface of the moon, presidential speechwriter William Safire was preparing a contingency memo which contained a speech to be delivered by U.S. President Richard Nixon in case an unforeseen disaster occurs, and some other directives: […]

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Dealing With Bridal Anxiety- Ways to Relieve Stress Before the Big Day

This is a guest post by Caitlin Purvis. How can you relieve stress before the big day? It might seem obvious that the preparation for a wedding could prove rather stressful, considering that it is regarded as one of the biggest days of a person’s life. The extent of these stresses is often underestimated and […]

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Petrol Prices Around the World: What to Expect in 2019

This is a guest post by Caitlin Purvis. For many, we must factor petrol into our weekly budget. Predictions are suggesting that by 2020, the number of cars on the roads globally will have doubled. This leads to questions over whether this will affect the price of our fuel on forecourts. By the end of […]

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An Engineered Literary Hoax

In September 1810, Scottish writer Walter Scott (1771 – 1832) wrote a letter to Robert Southey (1774 – 1843) relating about a plagiarism allegation he received from an anonymous individual: A witty rogue, the other day, who sent me a letter subscribed “Detector,” proved me guilty of stealing a passage from one of Vida’s Latin […]

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