Lewis Grizzard, Jr. (October 20, 1946 – March 20, 1994) was an American writer and humorist, known for his Southern demeanor and commentary on the American South. Although he spent his early career as a newspaper sports writer and editor, becoming the sports editor of the Atlanta Journal at age 23, he is much better known for his humorous newspaper columns in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a popular stand-up comedian & lecturer.
- I know lots of people who are educated far beyond their intelligence.
- There's a big difference between the words, ‘naked’ and ‘nekkid.’ ‘Naked’ means you don't have any clothes on. ‘Nekkid’ means you don't have any clothes on - and you're up to something. 
- cited in Living Positive with Imperfection: A Memoir. Retrieved on September 15, 2017.
- Lewis Grizzard Naked vs. Nekkid from the Best Of Lewis Grizzard album. Retrieved on September 15, 2017.