A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
Ring Lardner (1885 - 1933)
Source: How to Write Short Stories, 1924
Contributed by: Zaady
They gave each other a smile with a future in it.
He gave her a look you could have poured on a waffle.
"Are you lost, daddy?" I asked tenderly. "Shut up," he explained.
Source: The Young Immigrunts
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