Editing the Classics

Just a quick link to Abbeville Manuel of Style blog, where they have had a feature called “Editing the Classics.” The challenge is to whittle away at a famous passage while still keeping the foundation intact, of course. Very enjoyable for minimalists like me, I have to admit. Here is the Gettysburg Address entry, which I happened to win. I hope they keep this going, it’s great fun.

© Jan McClintock of We Need More Shelves

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