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Who was silly enough to believe David Sedaris's stories were anything but what they were?

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Submitted by jawbone on

like, ya know, imagination? And, oh, careful editing and rewording. And, especially, the craft and art of story telling.

Like those times you remember after an interaction exactly what you should have said? And in the telling to others, you tend to include those wittier or more pertinent remarks than you actually made at the time.

As the French put it, l'esprit de l'escalier." Or, in English, "staircase wit."

But, I'll go with simple good story telling.

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Submitted by okanogen on

You mean there might not have been an elf named "Snowball"?

Did somebody take that to the United Nations and wave it around starting a war that killed a million?