Saturday, March 07, 2009

"Almost"

I emerge briefly from midterm grading jail to amaze you with this sentence from one of the midterms:
Almost every work of literature has an example of the use of language.

Almost? I've been trying to figure out what that almost is doing there. Pop-up books, maybe? The international language of love? A picture being worth a thousand word?

3 comments:

  1. It could have been worse, it could have started...."Websters dictionary defines literature as...."

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  2. Hot Minion #21:11 PM

    I got scared for a minute: "Did I write that? Surely not..."

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  3. Fun Fact: Thomas Hardy composed a novel in 1929 made up entirely of interesting smells.

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