- Name: Calvin Trillin
- Born: 12/05/1935 (84 years old)
Calvin Marshall Trillin (born 5 December 1935) is an American journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist.
Birth Name: Calvin Marshall Trillin
School: Yale University (B.A., 1957)
Alias: Calvin Marshall Trillin
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Calvin Trillin quotes :
As far as I'm concerned, 'whom' is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler.Calvin Trillin
I actually think of being funny as an odd turn of mind, like a mild disability, some weird way of looking at the world that you can't get rid of.Calvin Trillin
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.Calvin Trillin
I never eat in a restaurant that's over a hundred feet off the ground and won't stand still.Calvin Trillin
The food in such places is so tasteless because the members associate spices and garlic with just the sort of people they're trying to keep out.Calvin Trillin
When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.Calvin Trillin
We all know funny people who can't get it down on the page - even funny writers who can't get it down on the page.Calvin Trillin
If it's inappropriate to write about, if there's nothing funny about it, then it's not funny.Calvin Trillin