One-Liner Wednesday — The Right Word

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”

Samuel Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain, an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.


Written for Linda G. Hill’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt.

8 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday — The Right Word

  1. lifelessons January 25, 2023 / 9:42 pm

    Ha! I put that phrase up on a poster in my classroom the first year I taught in the U.S.!

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  2. Nope, Not Pam January 26, 2023 / 2:14 am

    Very true 😊

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  3. Marleen January 26, 2023 / 3:41 am

    … Joe sells out American elders to corporate healthcare ghouls

    Near the end of the conversation, Briahna mentions she heard the guys on PSA (pod save america) making excuses for this selection, saying “the left” has objections. Yeah, these former administration staffers and the Democratic Party generally (with exceptions) are not of the “left.”

    Pod Save America: Pod Save America is a no-bullshit conversation about politics hosted by former Obama aides Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer, and Tommy Vietor.
    [Bullshit.]

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