Mailbag 1: Season 1
We respond to some of the mail you sent us about the first season of The Smug Buds!
What does AWP stand for? It’s the Association OF Writers and Writing Programs.
Acronyms: Will was right! Acronyms are only if you say it like a word. If you say the letters, it’s an initialism. (Thanks to my co-editor, Laura, for that.)
An en caul baby:
The Smug Buds Style Guide
The show is called “The Smug Buds.”
Will and Liz are The Smug Buds. One can also say that we are two smug buds.
The “the” may be ellided for social media purposes, similar to The New York Times and the Washington Post.
Gary’s speech at the Writer’s Institute:
Will in vignette:
Calling a Wolf a Wolf:
Kaveh Akbar’s tweet:
And another tweet that sort of speaks to our points:
The This American Life, Vocal Fry piece (Act 2):
Lyrics for “The Star Spangled Banner”: