Cosby had turned down the mark twain Prize for American Humor twice before.
Somehow, I think that if I had recalled mark twain a little better I could have predicted this outcome.
mark twain, with his iconic head, white linen suits, and irresistible platform manner, had been there before him.
He is the author of three novels as well as a book on fly-fishing and has edited works by mark twain, Jack London and Zane Grey.
Granta 111: Going BackEdited by John Freeman mark twain, Richard Russo and others look back in Granta's latest issue.
It was to the Enterprise that mark twain had been sending his writings, and at last he was offered a position on the staff.
It was the house which is known today as the "mark twain Home."
There is much, I fear, of misguided honesty in mark twain's records of foreign travel.
Let us be thankful that mark twain's school was no less than it was—and no more.
Glance, now, at a few examples of mark twain's humor: let us see whether they corroborate this argument.
Old English twegen (masc.) "two" (masc. nominative and accusative), from Proto-Germanic *twa- (see two). The word outlasted the breakdown of gender in Middle English and survived as a secondary form of two, especially in cases where the numeral follows a noun. Its continuation into modern times was aided by its use in KJV and the Marriage Service, in poetry (where it is a useful rhyme word), and in oral use where it is necessary to be clear that two and not to or too is meant.