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Who Is Jean Shepherd? Just a Man in Love With Words. And Maybe Himself.

Jean Shepherd is a writer who revels, bathes, and frolics in the English language.

You have all sorts of writers: utilitarian, plot-driven, wanting-their-prose-to-be-poetry-without-writing-poetry, and you have writers who just obviously love words so DAMN much. William Styron is one of these ("the quagmiry but haunting monochrome of the Narew River swampland") and Jean Shepherd, famous for In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash, the basis for the fan-damn-tastic film A Christmas Story, is another.


I have made quote graphics for your reading ease, since it seems all wish to be visually entertained nowadays.

Also I like making quote graphics. Onward!:














FROM THE SUN-DRENCHED SHORES OF GREECE REDOLENT OF THE EARTH'S BOUNTIES. I'm super-into how he uses the English language. While Jean Shepherd was a man very much of his time (that time being 1921-1999), he was also a man who knew his way around a dictionary, if you know what I mean.





(....words. I just mean words)

Also A Christmas Story is great and we should all rewatch it right now. 




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