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jane austen sketch Plain Jane: “Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised or a little mistaken.”

-Jane Austen in Emma

So true. So often are words contorted to serve our own purposes. Very few have the gift to describe human emotion the way writers like Jane can, and to expect the common man to find the perfect words to define his needs, desires, emotions, dreams, and ideas without a little benefit of the doubt is a little harsh. I was, and always will be, an English major, but overlooking a few misplaced words I think is a necessary skill in navigating the world of human interaction.

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