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Those Who Prefer Their English Sloppy

13 June 2019

Evil is not something superhuman, it’s something less than human.

~ Agatha Christie

Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds.

~ Dorothy L. Sayers

I crawled into my book and pulled the pages over my head.

~ Laurie R. King

What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order.

~ P. D. James



6 Comments to “Those Who Prefer Their English Sloppy”

  1. I agree with Laurie King! 😀

  2. And I agree with P.D. James.

  3. And I agree with DLS!

  4. Laurie, I crawl into lots of your books and pull the pages over my head. Russell is gaining her own shelf in my bookcase, independent of Holmes’s — you would be proud.

  5. I agree with PD James. I aspire to Laurie King, but fail repeatedly. I am secretly and desperately in love with both Sayers and Christie.

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