Friday, December 2, 2011

Advice from Twain and a pen name

In response to news that he had died, he sent the following note to Associated Press: "The report of my death was an exaggeration." Trivia buffs: Prior to adopting Mark Twain as his pen name, Clemens wrote under the pen name Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass.


"Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it."

-- Mark Twain 

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