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30 December 2014

Nice literary joke from Facebook this morning...

Joyce drank only white wine and disdained red, saying it reminded him of blood. Beckett was a red-wine stalwart, with no time for white because of its supposed resemblance to lymphatic fluid (only Beckett....). But they drank together often, in Beckett's apprentice years. In silence, mostly, but for the occasional "Another...?"
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  1. I smiled at the comment "and no-one ever properly records the silences".