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If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy.


Dorothy Parker


#authors #elements-of-style #favors #grammar #happiness

Maybe this will be the beginning of a trend? Flat taxes, cutting foreign aid, a referendum on Europe, grammar schools. Who knows?


Nigel Farage


#beginning #cutting #europe #flat #foreign

I was a loner as a child and happiest at home, launching toy rockets and aeroplanes. When I started causing trouble in my third year at grammar school, Mum was really surprised. My parents sent me to a child psychologist, who suggested I might have Asperger's syndrome.


Gary Numan


#causing #child #grammar #grammar school #happiest

At age 11 in 1960, I moved to an academic state secondary school, Harrow County Grammar School for Boys.


Paul Nurse


#age #county #grammar #grammar school #i

A philosopher once said, 'Half of good philosophy is good grammar.'


A. P. Martinich


#grammar #half #once #philosopher #philosophy

Frankly, I wonder who Frank was, and why he has an adverb all to himself.


Jodi Picoult


#humor

If you still persist in writing, "Good food at it's best", you deserve to be struck by lightning, hacked up on the spot and buried in an unmarked grave.


Lynne Truss


#humour #food

The whispers of shared ecstasy are choral.


George Steiner


#ecstasy #whisper #grammar

Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason.


Richard Chenevix Trench


#grammar #logic #reason #speech

There were all us baby boomers who had a grammar school education, started to learn, then went on the pill, the whole thing, and so there are today a lot more women writers, editors, producers, and so a lot more women's stories. God, the BBC's practically run by women.


Julie Walters


#baby boomers #bbc #boomers #editors #education






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