Friday, June 27, 2008

Here, read this instead

"Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister"

ROME in the footsteps of an XVIIIth century traveller


this just in:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hilary White
> Sent: Friday, June 27, 2008 3:00 PM
> To: Matt Harding []
> Subject: but
> What I think I appreciate about you most, Matt, is that no matter where
> you've been, you seem to remember how to use an apostrophe.
> Universal brotherly love, joy and friendship are all very well, but to
> meet a guy, who is world famous no less, who knows the difference between
> 'they're' and 'there', and lo! even 'their', 'its' and it's, 'your' and
> 'you're' is a wonder and joy to behold. And you're under forty!
> Astonishing.
> It must be because you've never been to university. Nothing like college
> to entirely ruin a person's ability to think rationally and use
> punctuation.

Thanks so much for noticing, Hilary (and I even caught the one 'l' too).

I can't tell you how much it means to have someone compliment my grammar.


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