Archive for September, 2013

Words cannot be unread – but I sometimes wish they could.

Posted on September 12, 2013. Filed under: All, Education, life |

The proof is not in the pudding, the proof of the pudding is in the eating.

One does not “go direct”. Go to gaol. Go directly to gaol. Do not pass Go. Do not collect £200. Take the direct route if you wish, but go directly.

Mr. Clarkson, if something is 4 times greater than 1, it is 5, not 4.

I of haveten thought that Terry Pratchett’s least useful contribution to the literary word lies in the abuse have “of”.

There is too much loose use of “loose”. I fear we may lose the correct meaning.

Little Johnny went to the shops and brought some pies. I wonder if he bought them or was taking them there to sell ?

Clothes may be made of cloths.

They’re, there, their. It’s all better now.






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