March 24, 2002

Last Words

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Here‘s an article from The Vocabula Review on last words. I think my favourite is this one, from a pedant after my own heart:

And you have to admire the single-mindedness of purpose in the last words of French grammarian Dominique Bouhours: “I am about to — or I am going to — die; either expression is used.”

Posted by John Barach @ 11:45 pm | Discuss (0)

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