Monday, December 28, 2015

New England Journal of Haughtiness, May 1909

Month in, month out, this staid journal never was one to cross any line in the sand that it had drawn for others.  In May, 1909, the Editorial Board launched an ill-fated war on contractions, feeling that they were at the root of society's ills.

1 comment:

  1. Hmmm... For some time now one has had the feeling that one just isn't haughty enough. There. See? A contraction!
    Please reserve a copy for me.