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Vonnegut was the American Mark Twain...

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Florida, Missouri was part of Mexico at that time, FYI.

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The sad part is that it took me a full 6 seconds to realize why that was so dumb.

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Dana Gioia wrote:"I remember being given an honorary degree a few years ago at Lehigh University, when Vonnegut was the commencement speaker, and you could tell these kids had read him in a way that they hadn't read Mailer or Styron,"
Another terrific quote from Mr. Gioia.

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Gonzagapuma1 wrote:
Dana Gioia wrote:"I remember being given an honorary degree a few years ago at Lehigh University, when Vonnegut was the commencement speaker, and you could tell these kids had read him in a way that they hadn't read Mailer or Styron,"
Another terrific quote from Mr. Gioia.
At least it wasn't Dana Gioia who made the dumb-ass quote that started this thread...

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GiveMeBrindleeOrDeath wrote:
Gonzagapuma1 wrote:
Dana Gioia wrote:"I remember being given an honorary degree a few years ago at Lehigh University, when Vonnegut was the commencement speaker, and you could tell these kids had read him in a way that they hadn't read Mailer or Styron,"
Another terrific quote from Mr. Gioia.
At least it wasn't Dana Gioia who made the dumb-ass quote that started this thread...
I wasn't being sarcastic.

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leftsaidfred wrote:Florida, Missouri was part of Mexico at that time, FYI.
I will have to remember that when I get to writing official MSHSAA questions.

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Well, it did play a big part in the start of the Australian-American war, so it's pretty notable.
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