Mark Helprin

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The Petrified Forest

Apart from Noam Chomsky, the two forces degrading English today are ignorance and politics. From ignorance we get, among other things, the frequent abandonment of conjunctions (no better way to screw up a sentence); the sudden disappearance of national adjectives, so that we have “the France government,” presumably “France wine,” and the insane construction of

By | 2019-08-27T11:23:54-07:00 August 27th, 2019|Tags: |

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