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#1 2006-09-28 14:25:52

randompasserby
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the great gastby

the novel the great gatsby..or however you spell it has 50,000 words in the book right? but get this not one word has the letter e in it. creepy or what?

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#2 2006-09-28 15:00:43

Ricky
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Re: the great gastby

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald has the letter 'e' in many places.  Just look at the title.  However, Gadsby, by Ernest Vincent Wright, does not.


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#3 2006-09-28 15:08:36

randompasserby
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Re: the great gastby

whops wrong book...

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#4 2006-09-28 19:02:12

Devantè
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Re: the great gastby

Wow, nice find. I wonder if anyone else noticed it.

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#5 2019-11-28 20:36:40

Monox D. I-Fly
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Re: the great gastby

randompasserby wrote:

the novel the great gatsby..or however you spell it has 50,000 words in the book right? but get this not one word has the letter e in it. creepy or what?

Wait, did you say that someone managed to write a 50,000 words novel without the word "the"?


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#6 2019-11-28 20:48:41

Bob
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Re: the great gastby

If you plan to do this, it's not that hard.  But why?

Bob


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