If Nihil Obstat has noticed I’ve been gone for a bit, maybe it’s time to start blogging again! *scared look*
*grins* Seriously, Nihil, thanks for noticing. It makes me feel loved.
Btw, Nihil, did you notice this quote from the aptly-named Francine Prose in The Observer’s article, “Hillary’s 6,000 Crises”?
Even those of us who have given up the losing battle against the misplaced modifier
and the dangling participle still believe that certain rules of English grammar are not
optional, and that their importance is not merely linguistic, but philosophical and
We need our Nihils.