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Mon Apr 20 09:32:36 EDT 2009
On Monday 20 April 2009 9:16:39 am Beartooth wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Apr 2009, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > On Sunday 19 April 2009 11:56:34 pm Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> >> I must admit, I'm not sure what this paragraph says. If I was
> >> older than you,
> > And of course, I used "If...was" instead of "if...were" in that
> > sentence, so maybe they really aren't teaching us grammar
> > nearly so well nowadays.
> Back in the day, we learned grammar in Latin class. Since
> you do know the difference, I suspect you've had Latin, too -- or
> spent a *lot* of time among very highly educated people. I spare
> you any discussion of stylistic levels, and simply congratulate
I was sitting next to Daniel Chen at the time, and he has an English degree.
He turned to me and said "let he who is without sin cast the first stone"
because this is one thing he is constantly correcting me about.
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