Darn, I thought it was an original idea!
There are books in the house that might have been more or less eaten by mice, but no one can ever accuse me of throwing one away.
Throw a book away?
Why, the very idea...!
'Scuse me whilst I go and have a lie down in a darkened room - if I can find one without falling over a book.
Why worry about falling if you're going to lie down anyway?
Ah, but I can drape myself lanquidly which is much better than a
The youth of today... there's just no languid in 'em.
I can't believe that no one mentioned editors having Type-o blood.
I could have sworn someone mentionededitors having type-o blood.
Perhaps someone did post such a comment and an editor, for reasons of his or her own (or perhaps none at all), keeps removing it.
Or perhaps it always happens to apear precisely in that spot made obscure by the jam stain on my glasses.
It certainly is a worlld of possibility in which we live.
I'm sorry Granny Weatherwax cannot reply at the moment, she's busy making marmalade in another dimension
Mmmmm, pan-dimensional marmalade! My favourite!
*chucks a couple of jars through a worm-hole*
'S funny, every time I see your name I think of my bro-in-law who;s a landscape gardner called John
Well, we've got two hyphens in common, as well as the choice of occupation.
"paragragh" may not be standard English, but it's certainly Shavian, after George Bernard Shaw's "ghoti", which is of course pronounced "fish", the "gh" as from "enough" (or, of course, "paragragh"), the "o" as from "women", the "ti" as from "action".
The English language certainly has seen enormous transformations since the reign of King Henry VIII, over his insistence that everyone speak "the King's English", meaning, of course, his English (rather than that of Sir Thomas Moore*), after King Henry VIII's example.
* See Sir Thomas Moore's "Utopia" for further elucidation.
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