The Letter E

It ain’t that important

Michael Trigg
2 min readApr 12, 2022


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A Bengali poet jokingly asked Michael Datta an Anglo poet of great renown “As a master of the English language, can you make a sentence without use of the letter “E”?”

His response the poet replied: “I doubt I can. It’s a major part of many words. Omitting it is as hard as making muffins without flour. It’s as hard as spitting without saliva or napping without a pillow, driving a train without tracks, washing your hands without soap. Anyway, what would I gain. An award? A cash bonus? Bragging rights? Why should I strain my brain? It’s not worth it”.

Credit To: Michael Madhusudan Datta

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Michael Trigg

A “Jack of all Trades” and master of some: Mechanic, Writer, Sales Rep, TV producer, Management, Insurance Agent, Consultant