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Quotations Related

Excitations for my quotation anthologist soul. Quotation collecting, quoting, misquoting, quotation marks, quote books, grammar and punctuation humor, old quotable authors, prose and poetry, the beauty and quirks of language, words, and writing. Compiled by a quotatious word nerd, lover of literature, and ardent supporter of the serial comma. Unapologetic em dash, exclamation point, and comma renegade. Creative punctuation and invented words as literary art. Proper grammar riding poetic license.

"Don't you love New York in the fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly-sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address. On the other hand, this not knowing has its charms." ~You've Got Mail

Café at Foyles bookstore, what a great typewriter-inspired sign!

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Vintage Alice Text And Border Queen Duvet

Vintage Alice Text And Border Queen Duvet on

DIY: How To Make Quotation Mark Punktuation Rings

I wonder... if you hum a tune, are you quoting the music?

The sole term in the English language to begin with Tm- has an unusual meaning to match. Tmesis is the insertion of one or more words between the words that make up a compound phrase. For example: "what-so-ever" inserted in the middle of "whatever.

Holestein Ellipsis | Some of the cow is missing or implied.

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Pet Peeves: Ellipsis Abuse by Lance Bauer | It's also supposed to be ellipsis and not ellipses, which is plural. Yes, you may make fun of me, but please, oh, please don't abuse using ellipsis.

Quote Couture Earrings | Mod Retro Vintage Earrings |

Shakespeare irony meme

I was ironic before it was cool

Apocrypha | The Samuel Johnson Sound Bite Page (Samuel Johnson misquotations researched and compiled by Frank Lynch)