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"My dear Charles: I am writing to you in soy ink on recycled paper."
Dear Mom, I finally went viral
'Darn! I can never remember witch one it... darn!'
'Remember the good old days when people use to write each other emails?'
"The Sculleys, the Jensons, the Walkers, Freedy, Joan, Don and the Bowes. Oh, well, Madame de Stael had to start somewhere."
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"I think it's unquestionably the finest letter you've ever written to the 'Yale Alumni Magazine.'"
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'And you've written to the council on this one.'
"Sincerely, the friendly folks at Amtex International."
"I wish I had arms."
'Well people who said the SRA wasn't up to the job are going to have to eat their words now.'
'Management have been riding roughshod over interests of partners for too long...'
"No, no no. It's, 'You'll be sleeping with the fishes,' not, 'You'll be swimming with the dolphins.'"
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'Honey, I'm reminded of you daily. Love, Jonah.'
"Would it hurt you to take two minutes from writing code to write your grandmother?"
"'Greetings in peace and love. This letter will bring you good luck. It has been around the world four times. Do not break the chain or you will have bad luck. Make 15 copies of ...''"
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'I have to tell you something important. I'll send an email.'
"Wow, that was the longest letter I've ever taken down."
"But if I don't learn handwriting, how will I be able to read Grandma's letters?"
"Nobody bothers to write anymore ... "
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'...and they never write or visit!'
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"On second thought, let's just change that to 'Dear Sir'."
'Gee, I've never had a pen pal before.'
"Do you ever send letters to newspapers?"
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"I didn't get all that stuff after 'Dear Sir'."