A Saturnalia of Bunk

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“My plan is to let people do whatever they please, so long as they do not invade the right and freedom of other persons to do the same.”

ā€” H.L. Mencken

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  1. I will be adding this to my library of Mencken. To anyone unfamiliar with Mencken I would suggest reading some of his later material first, or one of the books about him to get to know him better.
    Some suggestions are:

    “Mencken: The American Iconoclast: The Life and Times of the Bad Boy of Baltimore” by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

    “The Impossible H.L. Mencken” also by Rodgers

    “The Skeptic” A Life of H.L. Mencken” by Terry Teachout

    When reading Mencken’s own writings be sure to have a dictionary handy.

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