Most Important Word Last… sayeth Dorothy Parker

From a great website… lettersofnote.com

This is the very end of a letter from Dorothy Parker to a friend, written while Dorothy was in the hospital. Not only does the sentence work nicely, but she held the power back until the end.

“I promised my mother on her deathbed I would never write a postscript, but I had to save the wow for the finish. I have lost twenty-two pounds.”

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