Quick-wittedness, once a staple of clever letter writing, has lately been swamped by symbols.
Customer service, now an online staple, was once a person-to-person affair.
The deepest of feelings between lovers can sometimes remain hidden until it's too late.
In June 1918, U.S. Marines changed World War I, and American military history.
Curzio Malaparte had no trouble crowing aloud to a fellow writer.
J.P. Morgan, Jr. was an early example of a media-savvy American banker.
Eugenio Montale was hard to get to, and then worried about coming out 'a winner.'
When Enzo Ferrari made a request, it was really an order, something media ignored.
When an eight-year-old writes to the lady in charge of England, he has a plan.
Thanks to a ruthless intermediary, a fragmented Eliot poem became a masterpiece.
Teddy White to a fellow journalist: "How's this for an idea..."