The Careful Writer

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Post by gdwdwrkr » Wed Mar 08, 2006 10:31 am

'The Careful Writer'
by Theodore M Bernstein
"A Modern Guide To English Usage"
Is worth reading if only because it
contains the line :
"What did you bring that book for me to be read to out of up for?"
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Wed Mar 08, 2006 5:43 pm

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Post by gdwdwrkr » Thu Mar 09, 2006 10:21 am

Erik, that's even better. Thanks.
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Post by Quail » Thu Apr 13, 2006 11:43 pm

A woman from Michigan and another from the East coast were seated
side-by-side on an airplane. The woman from Michigan, being friendly, said: "So, where are you from?" The East coast woman said, "From a
place where they know better than to use a preposition at the end of a
sentence."

The woman from Michigan sat quietly for a few moments and then replied:
"So, where are you from, bitch?
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Fri Apr 14, 2006 10:02 am

Wonder where they were going to.
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Post by Given » Tue Jul 25, 2006 4:43 am

lol,i wonder where they were going too
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Post by Wizard of Oz » Tue Jul 25, 2006 5:17 am

..and I wonder where the two were going to too .. Tuscon ??

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Post by Erik_Kowal » Tue Jul 25, 2006 5:39 am

Or maybe Tuscony. ...But wait, isn't this thread called 'The Careful Writer'? ;-)
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