from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A person to or for whom something is written; a reader as contrasted with a writer.
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The difference, it seems, between “intelligent investigative reporting” and a “biased view” is merely whether you favor the writer or the writee.
A Chinese mandarin in California, becoming acquainted with the fact that American women could read and write and be trusted with accounts, replied, with a warning shake of the head, 'If he readee, writee, by and by he lickee all the men.'
“Mass’er ‘Odious Penis’ writee werry bad-bad letter.”
"Dear Wife: My dear biloved wife I am more than glad to meet with opportunty writee thes few lines to you by my Mistress who ar now about starterng to virginia, and sevl others of my old friends are with her; in compeney Mrs. Ann Rus the wife of master Thos
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