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The Careful Writer

Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2006 10:31 am
by gdwdwrkr
'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?"

The Careful Writer

Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2006 5:43 pm
by Erik_Kowal

The Careful Writer

Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 10:21 am
by gdwdwrkr
Erik, that's even better. Thanks.

The Careful Writer

Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2006 11:43 pm
by Quail
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?

The Careful Writer

Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2006 10:02 am
by gdwdwrkr
Wonder where they were going to.

The Careful Writer

Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 4:43 am
by Given
lol,i wonder where they were going too

The Careful Writer

Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 5:17 am
by Wizard of Oz
..and I wonder where the two were going to too .. Tuscon ??

WoZ

The Careful Writer

Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 5:39 am
by Erik_Kowal
Or maybe Tuscony. ...But wait, isn't this thread called 'The Careful Writer'? ;-)