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A History of the Sentence “Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo.”. Complete with explorations of the grammar in Lisp. # 5th February 2010, 9:50 am


Could someone please send, to whomever the hell teaches communication skills/techniques at Microsoft, a copy of the Chicago Manual, and perhaps a sixth—grade grammar text? I swear, there’s almost no one from that company who can write a proper English sentence.

John C. Welch # 12th July 2007, 6:23 pm