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Quotes On Grammar
« on: November 02, 2016, 03:04:01 AM »

My 15 Favourite Quotes On Grammar

The reason it’s worth standing up for punctuation is not that it’s an arbitrary system of notation known only to an over-sensitive elite who have attacks of the vapours when they see it misapplied. The reason to stand up for punctuation is that without it there is no reliable way of communicating meaning. ~Lynne Truss

Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. ~Joan Didion
 
A philosopher once said, ‘Half of good philosophy is good grammar.’ ~A. P. Martinich
Republic Act 8485 (Animal Welfare Act of 1998, Philippines), as amended and strengthened by House  Bill 6893 of 2013--- violation means a maximum of P250,000 fine with a corresponding three-year jail term and a minimum of P30,000 fine and six months imprisonment


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Re: Quotes On Grammar
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2016, 03:06:45 AM »

There is a satisfactory boniness about grammar which the flesh of sheer vocabulary requires before it can become a vertebrate and walk the earth. ~Anthony Burgess

I will not go down to posterity talking bad grammar. ~Benjamin Disraeli

The greater part of the world’s troubles are due to questions and grammar. ~Michel de Montaigne
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« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2016, 03:07:36 AM »

Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason. ~Richard C. Trench

Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect! ~Owens Lee Pomeroy

Every English poet should master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them. ~Robert Graves
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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2016, 03:08:43 AM »

Do not be surprised when those who ignore the rules of grammar also ignore the law. After all, the law is just so much grammar. ~Robert Brault

People don’t talk like this, theytalklikethis. Syllables, words, sentences run together like a watercolour left in the rain. To understand what anyone is saying to us we must separate these noises into words and the words into sentences so that we might in our turn issue a stream of mixed sounds in response. ~Bill Bryson

People who cannot distinguish between good and bad language, or who regard the distinction as unimportant, are unlikely to think carefully about anything else. ~B. R. Myers
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« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2016, 03:10:41 AM »

Ill-fitting grammar are like ill-fitting shoes. You can get used to it for a bit, but then one day your toes fall off and you can’t walk to the bathroom. ~Jasper Fforde

It’s hard to take someone seriously when they leave you a note saying, ‘Your ugly.’ My ugly what? The idiot didn’t even know the difference between your and you’re. ~Cara Lynn Shultz

Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice. ~Rosenstock Huessy

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Republic Act 8485 (Animal Welfare Act of 1998, Philippines), as amended and strengthened by House  Bill 6893 of 2013--- violation means a maximum of P250,000 fine with a corresponding three-year jail term and a minimum of P30,000 fine and six months imprisonment

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Re: Quotes On Grammar
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