Thursday, September 14, 2006

Proof that you need to spend some time alone with the English language.

Girl #1: 'Kay, so I don't get this grammar. A verb is an action word, right?
Girl #2: Yeah.
Girl #1: And an adverb modifies a verb?
Girl #2: Yeah.
Girl #1: Okay, so... what's a jective?
Girl #2: ...

-- overheard by Kyle


Anonymous Anonymous said...

To attempt to know a 'jective' is a fool's errand. Jectives are, and always have been, nothing more than phonetic bastard children; borne, in this case, of Girl #1's metonymic infarction.

And if you don't know what an metonymic infarction is, don't ask for details... it's ugly.

2:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

^ and that, ladies and gentlemen, is the ONLY thing you can do with an english degree... lol

9:37 PM  

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