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The Wide Margin: Less is More

The Wide Margin: When Less is More

On the nineteenth day of the eleventh month of the year four score and seven after the founding the Nation, Abraham Lincoln delivered his über-nano Gettysburg Address.  Just how short was this speech?  272 total words arranged in only 10 sentences.  That is to say, 143 different words.  Just how few...

And The Screenwriting Oscars Go To…

With the 85th Academy Awards just over a month away, it’s time for Hollywood insiders to start some serious campaigning – or other nefarious activities, depending on whether or not you think Jennifer Lawrence was joking when she made her comments about Harvey Weinstein during her Golden Globes acceptance speech. For...