Dorothy Parker


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United States writer noted for her sharp wit (1893-1967)

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WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY Clockwise from left: Ada Lovelace; Gerda Taro; and Dorothy Parker
If the legendary author and poet, Dorothy Parker, would have been alive, she would have turned 124 years old on Tuesday.
He was a cross between Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker.
Or, in the immortal words of American wit Dorothy Parker (inset): "Wine is fine, but liquor is quicker.
Though Powell never attained the fame or fortune of Dorothy Parker, Ernest Hemingway, and other luminaries in her mid-century circle, she says, she was very prolific and did make a certain name for herself, winning a few major awards, some for lifetime achievement.
Scott Fitzgerald, Robert Benchley, and Dorothy Parker.
Which US president's death prompted satirist and wit Dorothy Parker to ask: "How can they tell?
She had a comedienne's expressive face with large eyes and a wide mouth and a long Semitic nosea nose that she eventually fixed, claiming that she was "tired of being a sight gag," a pronouncement that prompted wit Dorothy Parker to opine that she "cut off her nose to spite her race.
I should be living with Graham Norton and Dorothy Parker.
Dorothy Parker, the doyenne of the Algonquin Round Table in the 1920s and the quintessential New Yorker, has always been one of my heroes.
The Penguin Dorothy Parker, edited by Brendan Gill (Penguin, 1977) Knowing Dorothy Parker initially for her whip smart one-liners, it was a revelation to discover the depth and pathos of the poems and short stories in this collection.
Other inductees include NBC News anchor Brian Williams, jazz great Dizzy Gillespie, chef Alice Waters, author Dorothy Parker, basketball great Patrick Ewing, The Shirelles and former Gov.
Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Pablo Picasso, Fernand Leger, Dorothy Parker, Cole Porter, Jean Cocteau and more.
Kevin Prendergast's apprentice Sam James, who only returned from injury on Friday, recorded a smooth all-the-way victory for his boss on the 4/5 favourite Dorothy Parker in the five furlong maiden