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H.L. Mencken's typewriter

The author of such bons mots as "Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard," Mencken (1880-1956) was a reporter, essayist, social critic, editor and fierce believer in his own profundity. Possibly best known these days for his...

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