Sunday, July 5, 2009


"You know that a man is educated, not by what he knows, but by what he knows he doesn't know."
-C.S. Lewis

"On the page, punctuation performs its grammatical function, but in the mind of the reader it does more than that. It tells the reader how to hum the tune."
- Lynne Truss from her book: Eats, Shoots & Leaves

pejorative- expressing contempt or disapproval

atelier- a workshop or studio, especially one used by an artist or designe

abrogate- repeal or do away with (a law, right or formal agreement)

lade- load (a ship or other vessel)

solecism- a grammatical mistake in speech or writing
- a breech of good manners; a piece of incorrect behavior

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