Don't we all think we know quite a few contemporaries who have a great deal of sense outside their head?
Do I see you nodding?
Well, most of you will be smiling at the picture this phrase is painting in - not outside :) - their head. Right?
And most of us - yes! Me too. - tend to use rather the sabre than the foil when it comes to praise ... let's say the lack of certain contemporaries' intelligence, or those whose richness of mental poverty is enormous.
The more delighted I was when yesterday reading this very post of my dearest English teacher, Stan (Carey).
If there was any need, it strengthened my conviction that Them bleedin' cuss words are not the non plus ultra of swearing.
I know that Stan when reading this does feel good and at the same time somehow embarrassed, and who would not, but: I do mean it.
I love the idea that those of my readers who love the English language would not only read the blog post commended above but, after reading it, feel the wish to discover the whole blog. It is worthwhile!
Ha ha ha ... and I like thinking of all the big and tiny mistakes Stan will discover while reading this.
Head over then, and one day - perhaps :) - I'll be able to tell what (deep) impact on my way of thinking had books like this ...
... and this