Thursday, November 03, 2005
at 6:28 AM
Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.
If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur.
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
Samuel Taylor ColeridgeEnglish critic & poet (1772 - 1834)
No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.
Sam RayburnUS politician (1882 - 1961)
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work.
Carl Sandburg, New York Times Feb. 13, 1959US biographer & poet (1878 - 1967)
I want the language I use to be a massage for your mind, not a work-out. Suzanne L. Petersen (American Blogger 1951-)
Have a great day!