Yeah, but spending two years on the bad one taught me how to write Galveston.
I write in Heroines: “The disgust for Anaïs Nin is a disgust for the girls with their LiveJournals.”
He had nothing else to write about so we became his piñata for the season.
I happen to have one of those opponents right with here with me as I write, living conveniently inside my head.
I write this on the way to a rally at the steps of the Supreme Court.
When a window is soiled you can write on it with your finger; then your finger becomes soiled.
I nod in company, I wake at night, Fools rush into my head, and so I write.
This letter requires no answer, and I write from exuberance of vanity.
A few odes, a few letters he was still to write, but no more comedies.
But you indeed ought to write twice slower than I, because there are two of you; I own that.
Old English writan "to score, outline, draw the figure of," later "to set down in writing" (class I strong verb; past tense wrat, past participle writen), from Proto-Germanic *writanan "tear, scratch" (cf. Old Frisian writa "to write," Old Saxon writan "to tear, scratch, write," Old Norse rita "write, scratch, outline," Old High German rizan "to write, scratch, tear," German reißen "to tear, pull, tug, sketch, draw, design"), outside connections doubtful. Words for "write" in most I.E languages originally mean "carve, scratch, cut" (cf. Latin scribere, Greek grapho, Sanskrit rikh-); a few originally meant "paint" (cf. Gothic meljan, Old Church Slavonic pisati, and most of the modern Slavic cognates).
For men use to write an evill turne in marble stone, but a good turne in the dust. [More, 1513]To write (something) off (1680s) originally was from accounting; figurative sense is recorded from 1889. Write-in "unlisted candidate" is recorded from 1932.