Зборови за мерак

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Неодамна на одличниот блог Letters of Note наидов на едно писмо кое копирајтерот Роберт Пирош, тукушто пристигнат во САД, во потрага по работа го испратил на сите режисери, продуценти и директори на студија кои ги знаел. Писмото е триумф на елоквентноста и иницијативноста, а изобилува и со одлични игри со зборови, па тука го пренесуваме интегрално. Истото, инаку, ја исполнило својата цел и му обезбедило на својот создавач 3 одделни интервјуа за работа. Роберт Пирош почнал да работи во студиото MGM, за подоцна да добие и Оскар за најдобро сценарио во 1949 година, за филмот Battleground.

Dear Sir:

I like words. I like fat buttery words, such as ooze, turpitude, glutinous, toady. I like solemn, angular, creaky words, such as straitlaced, cantankerous, pecunious, valedictory. I like spurious, black-is-white words, such as mortician, liquidate, tonsorial, demi-monde. I like suave “V” words, such as Svengali, svelte, bravura, verve. I like crunchy, brittle, crackly words, such as splinter, grapple, jostle, crusty. I like sullen, crabbed, scowling words, such as skulk, glower, scabby, churl. I like Oh-Heavens, my-gracious, land’s-sake words, such as tricksy, tucker, genteel, horrid. I like elegant, flowery words, such as estivate, peregrinate, elysium, halcyon. I like wormy, squirmy, mealy words, such as crawl, blubber, squeal, drip. I like sniggly, chuckling words, such as cowlick, gurgle, bubble and burp.

I like the word screenwriter better than copywriter, so I decided to quit my job in a New York advertising agency and try my luck in Hollywood, but before taking the plunge I went to Europe for a year of study, contemplation and horsing around. 

I have just returned and I still like words. 

May I have a few with you?

Robert Pirosh
385 Madison Avenue
Room 610
New York
Eldorado 5-6024

 

(извор: http://www.lettersofnote.com/2012/03/i-like-words.html)

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