Words I Wish I’d Written: Evening Dress

It was definitely evening dress. You couldn’t get away with it in daylight.

— Terry Pratchett, in The Fifth Elephant, describing Sergeant Detritus’ idea of evening wear. The quote continues, “The troll looked like a wall with a bow tie.”

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