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The greater part of the world's troubles are due to questions of grammar.


Michel de Montaigne


#grammar #humor #misunderstandings #problems #troubles

People who start a sentence with personally (and they're always women) ought to be thrown to the lions. It's a repulsive habit.


Georgette Heyer


#humor #women #death

What really alarms me about President Bush's 'War on Terrorism' is the grammar. How do you wage war on an abstract noun? How is 'Terrorism' going to surrender? It's well known, in philological circles, that it's very hard for abstract nouns to surrender.


Terry Jones


#bushism #grammar #politics #terrorism #terrorism

I don't know the rules of grammar. If you're trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language.


David Ogilvy


#grammar #humour #advertising

Then suddenly, he was struck by a powerful but simple little truth, and it was this: that English grammar is governed by rules that are almost mathematical in their strictness!


Roald Dahl


#mathematics

The rule is: don’t use commas like a stupid person. I mean it.


Lynne Truss


#grammar #stupid #tolerance

It's hard to take someone seriously when they leave you a note saying, 'Your ugly.' My ugly what? The idiot didn't even know the difference between your and you're.


Cara Lynn Shultz


#grammar

I just practically begged him to kiss me, and he’s critiquing my grammar?


Colleen Hoover


#sky-and-holder #sky-davis #grammar

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

When a thought takes one's breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence.


Thomas W. Higginson


#away #breath #grammar #impertinence #lesson






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