I love fashion but I hate you.

Bright Passages

Count on the New York Times to deliver up a mix of grammatical and stylistic munchies, fresh picked from their articles. There’s the usual grammar police fix-it tickets, but also some highlights of flowery prose amongst the densely grown reporting. I especially liked this tidbit, culled from an article about, naturally, teaching English:

When the teacher, Deborah Cruz, walked into a classroom of squirmy teenagers, they grew rapt. Here was a stranger who would help connect them to the rest of the world, one irregular verb tense at a time.

I like my verbs like my bowel movements, lush and irregular.

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