quote by S. J. Perelman

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin-it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.

— S. J. Perelman

Glamorous Twang quotations

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin - it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.

I like The White Stripes and I like the kinda twang American thing right now.

I like almost everything, even country twang, disco, blue grass and accordions.

It comes to pass oft that a terrible oath, with a swaggering accent sharply twanged off, gives manhood more approbation than ever proof itself would have earned him.

Has the grim savage rushed again from the wilderness? Or does some fiend.

.. twang her deadly arrows at our breast? No, none of these: it is the hand of Britain that inflicts the wound.

The cowboy music twanged in the roadhouse and carried across the fields, all sadness. It was all right with me. I kissed my baby and we put out the lights.

It is the fragrant lack of practicality that makes high-heeled shoes so fascinating: in terms of static mechanics they induce a sort of insecurity which some find titillating. If a woman wears a high-heeled shoe it changes the apparent musculature of the leg so that you get an effect of twanging sinew, of tension needing to be released. Her bottom sticks out like an offering. At the same time, the lofty perch is an expression of vulnerability, she is effectively hobbled and unable to escape. There is something arousing about this declaration that she is prepared to sacrifice function for form.

An accent mark, perhaps, instead of a whole western accent -- a point of punctuation rather than a uniform twang. That is how it should be worn: as a quiet point of character reference, an apt phrase of sartorial allusion -- macho, sotto voce.

If twang isn't what I do, I don't know what is.

You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you're got music.

I think when I began, I played distortion more than the guitar.

The results of my strumming. Now I play the twang of the string, which is a lot closer to the source of the sound making.

I don't use the twang bar anymore. It's become too popular.

I like almost everything, even country twang, disco, blue grass and accordions.

I could also distinguish the glint of a special puddle (the one Krug had somehow perceived through the layer of his own life), an oblong puddle invariably acquiring the same form after every shower because of the constant spatulate shape of a depression in the ground. Possibly something of the kind may be said to occur in regard to the imprint we leave in the intimate texture of space. Twang. A good night for nothing.

I've got more than one string to my bow, and I thought I'd give this one a twang.

When scandal has new-minted an old lie, Or tax'd invention for a fresh supply, 'Tis call'd a satire, and the world appears Gathering around it with erected ears; A thousand names are toss'd into the crowd, Some whisper'd softly, and some twang'd aloud, Just as the sapience of an author's brain, Suggests it safe or dangerous to be plain.

The moon twangs its silver strings; The river swoons into town; The wind beds down in the pines, Covers itself with stars.

While other guitars may have more twang or an esoteric atmosphere, the Les Paul is like a T-Rex thampling everything in it's path .. it can be subtle if you want it to be, but it works best if you have an 'armadillo in your trousers' and you want to articulate that

I'm a tuning fork, tense and twanging all the time.

A gunshot rang out, blasting a hole in the door.

A crossbow quarrel zinged through the hole and stuck quivering into the opposite wall. Seth heard the rocking horse clattering down the staircase, the twang of bowstrings, and the overlapping beat of several other projectiles thudding against the door. "That was awesome," Seth told Kendra. "You're psychotic," Kendra replied.

Don't 'honey' me in that southern-fried twang.

He didn't want to please his readers. He wanted to stretch them until they twanged.

My family are from Liverpool, so I have some twang there - I have a Midlands accent, and I was raised about an hour north of London, so my voice is a mess. Although, to American ears, it sounds like the crisp language of a queen's butler.

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