I have spent a good portion of this day proof-reading a report/dissertation for a friend. To be asked to be a pedant is a joy, the equivalent for most of you would be to be asked to view the fine collection of erotic images available, I believe, on the internet.
I then glanced at the
Now look, you bastards, will someone please tell me, once and for all, what this part of speech is called, which dullard invented it, and why it has not yet been outlawed.
Because (and yes, Dave, I can begin a sentence with any word that I choose, your school rules are outdated) it does not just stop there. It suddenly spreads so that the populace feel obliged to qualify every verb thus, which leads to obscenities such as “revert back”.
And (ditto Dave) while we are on the subject, do we fill in, fill out or fill up (mainly in North
That’s all. I am too tired to proof read this, so you can fill (out/in/up/through) the comments section with corrections. I am going to exit out of my computer, climb up the stairs, lie down on my bed, and sleep up.