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December 08, 2017 11:13AM avatar
Johnson Barr Wrote:
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> **  Sir Winston Churchill is said to have
> responded to the excessively nit-picky
> editing of one of his speeches by an over-
> enthusiastic grammarian with the comment,
> "This is the sort of arrogant pedantry up with
> which I shall not put.
"


hank Wrote:
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> Ah yes. Responding to a complaint about
> ending a sentence with a preposition, he was.
> According to my Darling (ex) wife, a rule from
> Latin Grammar that actually has no basis in
> English, historically. (She has a Masters de-
> gree in this stuff.)
> I'm glad somebody got the Ivory reference,
> anyway!   Ever see the (New Yorker?) car-
> toon from the 1920's, "The Day a Cake of
> Ivory Sank"?
>
> - hank, who still uses ivory soap instead of
> something more hi-tech.


I don't recall the New Yorker cartoon, Hank -

But that's definitely the sort of thing which could make a headline for 'The Onion'.   And I was just kidding about carving a bust of you from Ivory and placing it on top of the Garfield monument – one good afternoon thunder-shower and you would be converted immediately into a foamer.  Literally.     smiling bouncing smiley

- Sincerely, Willie  (Wm. Claude Johnson-Barr III, Esq.)   smoking smiley
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