To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Ain't that the truth.
posted on 06/20/2012 6:37:40 AM PDT
posted on 06/20/2012 6:45:09 AM PDT
(What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
Ah! Enallage! The rhetorical device in which deliberate grammatical mistakes are made for emphasis. One of the saddest things about grammatical illiteracy is that it robs those afflicted of the ability to effectively deploy enallage.
posted on 06/20/2012 7:17:58 AM PDT
(And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
Actually, ain’t has been a legitimate part of the english language for about 500 years. It just isn’t (ain’t?) erudite usage.
posted on 06/20/2012 8:26:21 AM PDT
(Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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