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I'm reading quite a bit of fanfic right now and although I am enjoying it, I've got to gripe:

The noun is exhalation or inhalation. Exhale and inhale are verbs. For fuck's sake, don't they teach kids anything in school any more? Is this like "That was a hard ask," which I keep seeing in formerly legitimate newspapers where people who are not illiterate would have written "That was a hard question"?

Sam Waterston did a Calvin and Hobbes about "verbing" language, but I thought it was a joke.

OK. I feel better. Thank you for listening (assuming someone is). As ever, anyone who wants to post a pet grammar peeve here is welcome to do so - I always find them interesting.
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Given the upsurge in readership post-movie, I find it feels really odd to me to think of people reading my stories and picturing the movie-verse guys in them. I can't even imagine it - not having seen the film I can't see those actors/characters at all, let alone in my stories - but considering the possibility is really weird.

Am I the only one who thinks about that?

Um ...

25 March 2016 08:11 pm
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Everything on LJ is now in Russian. Or else I've had a stroke ...
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Since I'm awake (thanks, menopause :-/).

Happy holidays to all who celebrate (and, heck, happy days to those who don't) and wishes for a good 2016.


29 August 2015 09:00 am
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Sudden "rush" of readers for my stuff on AO3. Curious to think I'd be benefiting, so to speak, from the new movie, but I have to assume that's what it is. Anyone else seeing an increase in readership action?
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... who just hates "Cowboy"?

Not least because the Napoleon I'm familiar with isn't one.

Oh well.


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