Thought for Wednesday, Jan 31, 2007
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How did the scarecrow know
-Lance W. Bledsoe
Freedom is the right to be wrong,
Why did you bring that book that I
There is no time like the present
Nothing seems expensive on credit.
Money talks - but credit has an echo.
A psychiatrist is a person who will give you expensive answers that
your wife will give you for free.
Dear Dr. Science,
Is there a reason for not ending a sentence with a
preposition that you can think of?
from John Mostrom of Seattle, WA
I must admit I don't know where you're coming from.
Correct usage in English and Science is something
I've devoted my whole life to. Of course, if I say
anything you can't understand, it will just become
a new hammer you can try to hit me or another expert
over the head with. There are plenty of people like
you I can't hope to change the mind of. But then,
I've dealt with people like you before. People who
don't really want to learn, but just hope to find
someone they can publicly disagree with. There's
little I can say that your type won't find something
to object to. But getting back to your question,
no there's really no reason for not ending a sentence
with a preposition, at least none I can think of.
-Ask Dr. Science
22 Nov 2006
Whenever anyone says, "theoretically",
(tftd resembles this remark.)