the5thlineproject

Day 403 February 7, 2010

In 5th line on February 7, 2010 at 8:58 am

“Despite the truth of this insight, the linguistic maven and conservative pundit William Safire has rated George W. Bush’s hot-air-spewing second inauguration speech (known as the “freedom” speech because he used the words freedom, free, and liberty forty-nine times), as one of the ‘top 5 of the 20 second-inaugurals in our history.'”~~Sister Bernadette’s Barking Dog: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences by Kitty Burns Florey

Deconstructing language by diagramming. Fun, especially for the grammar nerd in all of us.

Happy birthday, Mom.

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