Beastly bore, you know!—oh, dev'lish bore! — but then, you know, one really must do the Right Thing, mustn't one?”
—On Doing The Right Thing by Albert Jay Nock
When I was in college, my Creative Writing professor asked me to come to her office. When I arrived, she beseeched me to leave the engineering curriculum and become a writer. "You're grammar is an atrocity," she said. "But we can fix that. You have a special...