Tag Archives: Grammar

English. You’ve been had!

Why do people consider the English language to be very flexible? Because this sentence makes perfect sense: “All the faith he had had had had no effect on the outcome of his life.” Mind you, using had eleven times in … Continue reading

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Punctuation saves lives!

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Strunk and White – Rap Style!

Thanks to Michelle Dear for putting me onto this. The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White – Rap style:

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Parking Problems

I was enjoying a quiet rake through the papers today after an enjoyable Sunday lunch at my in-laws’ (all the tastier because we’ve been sans kitchen for a week – I’m fitting a new one), when I came across the … Continue reading

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