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- Little known fact: when frightened, wives produce mysterious jagged white auras.
- I think she's rather beautiful. I especially love her hair, even if it is that weird, champagne-pink color that could only come from a bottle. A bottle from the '50s.
- I get that she was kind of a big deal, but "acknowledged first lady of American fiction?" That's pushing it. Unless this "fact" was simply "acknowledged" by some drunk guy at a Dell Publishing New Year's Eve party.
The detective slid the bottle into his pocket and changed the subject abruptly.
Now that's a sentence.
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