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Never an insult April 26, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — Kristi @ 10:32 am

I’m hard put, sometimes baby, it’s never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it doesn’t hurt you. (from To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee)

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2 Responses to “Never an insult”

  1. karen Says:

    and another way to say it, ‘to belittle is to be little’.

  2. This yet again proves this book’s enduring appeal, across generations, as it celebrates its 52nd anniversary this year; the movie adaptation (1962) turns 50 this year, though. `To Kill A Mockingbird` was written in 1960.


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