Without a yardstick sometimes the high points can be taken for granted.
("The Eyre Affair")
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Sometimes, a word succeeds beyond the wildest dreams of its creators, like a virus sent into the world to infect common speech.
We all make mistakes at some time in our lives, some more than others. It is only when the cost is counted in human lives that people really take notice.
Individual words, sounds, squiggles on paper with no meanings other than those with which our imagination can clothe them.
If you expect me to believe that a lawyer wrote A Midsummer Night's Dream, I must be dafter than I look.
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