"Writing is a skill, not a talent, and thus one's ability as a writer can be improved by thoughtful effort. The problem with some people is that they graduate college as good writers, experience early success on account of that, and thus never devote themselves diligently to the relentless quest for improvement that could make them great writers."
#48: A politically incorrect love song
A woman making herself beautiful in order to attract a husband -- what an outdated concept. "Baubles, Bangles, and Beads" was written in 1953 by Robert Wrigh...