Mark Twain

Substitute “damn” every time you’re inclined to write “very”; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.

Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910)

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6 thoughts on “Mark Twain

  1. Haha! I remember a former professor explaining that if we had to use “very” then we weren’t using a strong enough adjective. Leave it Mark Twain to come up with a “very” good solution to removing this from our writing 🙂

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