Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Sentence(s) of the day

Sir: Please do not ever mention George Bush. And Winston Churchill in the same sentence again, even if you must break all the rules of grammar to do so.

(From this week's letters to the Economist, and it immediately claimed sole second place on the HEADSUP-L All-Time Favorite Letters To The Editor List.)

One might grow tired of ideological mud-daubing, but never of a sharp thrust with the pointy end of a punctuation key.


Blogger Stephanie Milner said...

Now you've got me wondering about the grand champion.

3:24 AM, June 02, 2006  
Blogger fev said...

Oh, all right.

Back in 2004, the Guardian decided it would occasionally hand the editing of its artsy section to assorted figures in the arts. And one week, the band given that duty opted for a four-column picture of a bottomless couple sitting on a sofa. Drawing, among others, this letter, quoted in its entirety:

"Do grow up."

9:47 AM, June 02, 2006  
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