the niece wants to whisper something to her mother who tells her that it's rude to whisper
the 4-year old nods emphatically, stares hard at me and says
and it's rude to stare isn't it?
and it's rude to point?
and people don't like being stabbed in the neck either do they?
The Curse of the Diaeresis. - As I said here, Mary Norris of the New Yorker “has consistently irritated me with her stubborn insistence on every bit of peevery that has encrusted the ma...
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