Scamp has started blogging again. Which is nice.
He's written something thoughtful about capturing 'tone of voice' which reminded me that pithy statements of tone are things I collect.
Here's the latest I've found, from Nicholson Baker's The Way The World Works:
John Updike described the tone of the New Yorker as "big-town folksy".
Isn't that perfect? Big-town folksy.