last run of the year

The Masons masonjs at
Thu Oct 30 06:32:36 PDT 2008

An American writer/humorist Damon Runyon wrote in long sentences but it was 
in Runyonese.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alexander Finger" <af at>
To: "The Masons" <masonjs at>
Cc: "Rob Schwartz" <coldinvt at>; <gpzlist at>
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2008 3:38 AM
Subject: Re: last run of the year

>A good way to keep people alert is as well to drop off the concept of
> sentences, thus making them so long that they bear a complete mail
> just in one single sentence which holds all the necessary information,
> imposing a serious task of keeping alert to the reader who's trying to
> get the full context and message, just in the same line as Thomas Mann
> did indeed write sentences which took a full page.
> That was in german, though.
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 11:58 PM, The Masons <masonjs at> wrote:
>> With all the prattle on the list I figure one paragraph was all you guys
>> could stand.
>> As I get older I'm always worried starting a paragraph and all that
>> indenting would derail my train of thought.  It jumps off the track 
>> pretty
>> easy these days.
>> Jim

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