50,000 words and no letter ‘e’

Just found out that the Gadspy by Earnest Vincent Wright contains 50,000 words and was written entirely without the letter ‘e’ (thank you John).  Love stuff like that. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gadsby_%28novel%29

The challenge of it excites me.  Apparently it’s called a lipogram (Greek for “missing letter”).  Wikipedia says “it’s a constrained writing or word game consisting of writing paragraphs or longer works in which a particular letter or group of letters is avoided — usually a common vowel, and frequently “e”, the most common letter in the English language.”

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