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Mary Hirsch

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Mary Hirsch is a writer and a teacher of humourous writing.[1]

Sourced quotes

  • "Humour is a rubber sword—it allows you to make a point without drawing blood."[2]
Simple: Using humour is as using a rubber knife to attack someone. It lets you get an idea across to the other person without hurting them.


  1. The Loft Literary Center, Loft.org.
  2. Reader's Digest, May 2007. Reader's Digest Magazines Canada Ltd. Montreal Quebec. Vol. 170. No. 1021 page 33. ISSN 0034-0413