H. L. Mencken

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United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)

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The Infidel Scopes, as the immortal HL Mencken christened him, was illegally teaching the theory of evolution.
One of my favourite journalistic sages, HL Mencken, said that love is the delusion that one woman differs from the other.
But I have to say that I'm with Hl Mencken on this.
The celebrated journalist HL Mencken, ruminating on this, said: ``Fundamentally, there is a relief and pleasure in getting something done -the kind of satisfaction not unlike that which a hen enjoys on laying an egg.
Later, I read about all the great names in the business: CP Scott of the Manchester Guardian, and HL Mencken, and Thurber's hilarious biography of Harold Ross.