While doing research for the Give A Lick: Literary Postage Stamps – Humorists Ogden Nash and James Thurber post, I wanted to share with you some of Thurber’s cartoons. However, I thought it would get lost in the middle of the philately*.
So, as an added Friday Fun! bonus…
Here’s the “I’m so glad you’re a writer — I’m just full of themes and ideas” cartoon for your enjoyment.
Wordsmith Bingo Bonus! [or Word Wednesday on a Friday]
n.The collection and study of postage stamps, postmarks, and related materials; stampcollecting.
[French philatélie : Greek phil-, philo-, philo- + Greek ateleia, exemption from payment(because a postage stamp indicates prepayment of postage) (a-, without; see a-1 + telos, tax,charge; see telə- in Indo-European roots).]
And, in case you want to see the rest of the series…
Dorothy Parker and John Steinbeck
Flannery O’Connor and Ralph Ellison