Wow, it’s dusty in here. Excuse me for a moment while I blow away some cobwebs.
*takes out the recycling*
Right. Now, where was I? 484 more words
This is the opening paragraph to a piece on wired.com about the departure of Jeremy Clarkson from the BBC car / driving show Top Gear. It caught my eye initially because of the himself; the extraneous reflexive is a common error among the wannabe litterati because, as with many grammar mistakes, it sounds to them more dignified (when in reality it is, of course, plain wrong). 175 more words