Functionally Literate – Opening Sentence


When this unpleasant remark is made about you, stand up, making sure your flies are closed and announce in a firm voice.

‘To hell with that shit.’

The Unexpurgated Code – A Complete Manual of Survival and Manners, J. P. Donleavy (1975)

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Functionally Literate – Opening Sentence


When this unpleasant remark is made about you, stand up, making sure your flies are closed and announce in a firm voice.

‘To hell with that shit.’

The Unexpurgated Code – A Complete Manual of Survival and Manners, J. P. Donleavy (1975)

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Functionally Literate – Opening Sentence


When this unpleasant remark is made about you, stand up, making sure your flies are closed and announce in a firm voice.

‘To hell with that shit.’

The Unexpurgated Code – A Complete Manual of Survival and Manners, J. P. Donleavy (1975)

Functionally Literate – Opening Sentences


They call me Chorus Girl – shouts of “Chorus Girl” go up when I stand and swing my left leg, then my right, and so on.

The Animal-Lover’s Book of Beastly Murder, Chorus Girl’s Absolutely Final Performance, Patricia Highsmith (1975)