Phyllis McGinley Quote

Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shoptalk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past.


Woman's Home Companion (January 1957)

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Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shoptalk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the...

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Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shoptalk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the...

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Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shoptalk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the...

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Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shoptalk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the...