From Twitter: James Lindsay, Donald Trump of intellectuals@ConceptualJames If the San Francisco Board of Education ran the Suez Canal...
"Step out of the car, please. And keep your hands where I can see them, sir."
Billy is endorsed. Just to be clear.
Boogerhook off the bangswitch, Senator. And quit sweeping the crowd. If you were at a range, you would be, "That twit."
...if you hang out here. Though Russon might like this one.
I had to check my own book to remind myself what counts as a modal verb (‘could’ and ‘should’, yup; ‘may’ and ‘might’, sure — but ‘will’ or ‘won’t’?). Pretty soon I was into the thickets of epistemic and deontic modality, which was no help to anyone. In any case, it was quite unclear in the examples we were given why the insertion of a bunch of modal verbs would improve those sentences. At other times we’ve been asked to add two or three adjectives to every noun in order to make the sentences more vivid and exciting: but if you do that you just end up sounding like the late Lynda Lee-Potter, bless her adjective-bothering heart.How to kill the English language
First-time gun ownership has surged across the United States in recent months as gun background checks hit record highs.Snerkle.
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