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The Fast Metabolism Diet

By March, I'll be able to list my profile weight as 0, and not be lying.

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Dr. Sleep, Stephen King.

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I am reading Super Brain and wishing I had one!

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Thanks for that, Mr. Fun! Quite enjoyable.

Reading John Grisham's Racketeer and finding it a bit tedious. Can't wait to start in on a small stack I got for Christmas. My very first Christmas gift from Mr.Sexus was a book,when we barely knew each other, and we always tend to give books as gifts to each other.

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I rarely have the time to sit down with a book, but for the last week I've been slowly making my way through "Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing" by Anya Von Bremzen.

It's fucking hilarious.

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I can't wait to read Dickriding for Dummies.

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Maybe Mickey's wrong about you after all. Maybe.

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Awesome.

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Like, wow!

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This is for Gina, the Official Prose Laureate of SLS Forums, who came to mind when I read this. It's a 1934 job application as a screenwriter by Robert Pirosh, who was hired and went on to write for the Marx Brothers. 

Dear Sir:

I like words. I like fat buttery words, such as ooze, turpitude, glutinous, toady. I like solemn, angular, creaky words, such as straitlaced, cantankerous, pecunious, valedictory. I like spurious, black-is-white words, such as mortician, liquidate, tonsorial, demi-monde. I like suave "V" words, such as Svengali, svelte, bravura, verve. I like crunchy, brittle, crackly words, such as splinter, grapple, jostle, crusty. I like sullen, crabbed, scowling words, such as skulk, glower, scabby, churl. I like Oh-Heavens, my-gracious, land's-sake words, such as tricksy, tucker, genteel, horrid. I like elegant, flowery words, such as estivate, peregrinate, elysium, halcyon. I like wormy, squirmy, mealy words, such as crawl, blubber, squeal, drip. I like sniggly, chuckling words, such as cowlick, gurgle, bubble and burp.

I like the word screenwriter better than copywriter, so I decided to quit my job in a New York advertising agency and try my luck in Hollywood, but before taking the plunge I went to Europe for a year of study, contemplation and horsing around. 

I have just returned and I still like words. 

May I have a few with you?

Robert Pirosh

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