Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Quotation of the day for February 2, 2011

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Quotation of the Day for February 2, 2011

$2 Poem

As any reader knows, a source can

charge, declare, affirm, relate,
recall, aver, reiterate,
allege, conclude, explain, point out,
answer, note, retort or shout,
rejoin, demand, repeat, reply,
ask, expostulate or sigh,
blurt, suggest, report or mumble,
add, shoot back, burst out or grumble,
whisper, call, assert or state,
vouchsafe, cry, asseverate,
snort, recount, harrumph, opine,
whimper, simper, wheedle, whine,
mutter, murmur, bellow, bray,
whinny or ... let's see now
... SAY!

- Robert C. McGiffert. $2 Poem was so entitled because Professor McGiffert, a member of the faculty of the Montana School of Journalism, received $2 from Editor & Publisher when it published the poem in 1964. Bob McGiffert passed away December 25, 2010.

Submitted by: Kathleen Magone
Jan. 28, 2011

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