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Let a Simile Be Your Umbrella Quotes Showing 1-1 of 1. On the two-way street of communication, a happy symbiosis is achieved when a writer tosses up an offbeat usage or a puzzling word and the working reader figures it out and savors it. ― William Safire, Let a Simile Be Your Umbrella.
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The road map metaphor never got unfolded, but the umbrella did. After the election, a White House aide listed six areas, from weapons in space to conventional weapons in Europe, that could be discussed under what he termed umbrella talks. The Soviet Union, in the person of Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin in Washington, replied cautiously, joking about the strange term: ''You introduced something new in the history of Soviet-American relations, the umbrella.
Whether you're an amateur or professional wordsmith, William Safire's latest book will give you plenty to ponder. The book consists of 370 pages of essays and excerpts from columns, often accompanied by amusing letters from readers and critics.
Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella" is a popular song. The music was written by Sammy Fain, the lyrics by Irving Kahal and Francis Wheeler. The song was published in 1927 and was the first collaboration between the Fain, Kahal team. Successful early recordings were made by Roger Wolfe Kahn (vocal by Franklyn Baur) and by Sam Lanin (vocal by Irving Kaufman), and these both reached the charts of the day in 1928. 1928 Lee Morse and Her Bluegrass Boys - recorded for Columbia Records on January 23, 1928.
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