5th June 2009, 03:50 PM
Destroyer of Words
Join Date: Apr 2007
Originally Posted by mygoditsraining
"What is it? Is it the work?"
He simply nods in reply. Yes, it's the work.
"How much have you managed today?"
"Seven." It comes out almost like a sob. "Seven words."
"That's not so bad," his friend replies, trying to be conciliatory.
"Yes," Joyce replies, looking up at his friend with red-rimmed eyes, "but what order do they go in?"
ROTFL I love a good James Joyce anecdote