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Autor:  CR
E-mail:  crs@sbcuc.net
Data:  03/OUT/2005 7:52 PM
Assunto:  What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port
 
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Morris Bishop contrived a poem, The Naughty Preposition, whose final sentence ends with no fewer than seven prepositions in a row!  Enjoy:

 

I lately lost a preposition
It hid, I thought, beneath my chair
And angrily I cried, "Perdition!
Up from out of in under there."

 

Correctness is my vade mecum,
And straggling phrases I abhor,
And yet I wondered, "What should he come
Up from out of in under for?"

 

Be well.

 

CR

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port  –  Márcio Osório  02/OUT/2005, 9:58 PM
What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port  –  Dale/RS  03/OUT/2005, 5:50 AM
What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port  –  Márcio Osório  03/OUT/2005, 8:27 AM
What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port  –  Dale/RS  03/OUT/2005, 10:51 AM
What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port  –  Maria Valeska  03/OUT/2005, 1:19 PM
What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port  –  André Oliveira  03/OUT/2005, 1:24 PM
What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port  –  Johannes  03/OUT/2005, 1:42 PM
 What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port  –  CR  03/OUT/2005, 7:52 PM
What did you bring that book... - Eng>Port  –  Márcio Osório  03/OUT/2005, 11:39 PM

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