> To Niriha, myself and others who every now and then discover
> spelling, grammar or other mistakes in their own or in other's
> I finally discovered again a light-hearted post by Jogyata the
> wordsmith re correct righting (sorry), which may take away any
> feeling of embarrassment - especially also on the part of our non-
> English native writers - for any mishaps. (Of course it is nice,
> though, to have your name spelled correctly...)
> I just copied it out of the original message no. 16007:
> "On occasuns that are numerus
> - it's really rather humerous
> We get quite lost in sillines
> And literary dilliness
> And ponder on apostrofies
> And quibble on apostasies
> Of grammar and syntacticals
> And colons, get fanatical.
> The object's to communikate
> Not nitpick, mutter, obfuscate
> And if I choose to spel `you' yu
> And `cat' as kat or `queue' as cue
> Or something else that may seem mocking
> Or ignorant and deeply shocking
> Then let's not live life fecklesslie
> Let's live a little recklessly
> And step outside the stifling box
> Of `can' and `can't', I say a pox
> On those who always bend their knee
> To grammar, long live Heresie
> And I say (tho' it may seem treasun)
> Let's have some fun, abandun reasun
> Run rampint thru decorum's `ought'
> And `should' and `must', let's not be corght
> By stodgie rools and regulations
> Hurrah for de-sanc-tif-if-ication
> And if this seems ikonoclastic
> Or verging on the plain bombastik
> Then dot your `i's and cross your `t's
> And go your way and others pleeze
> But me I luv mixed metafors
> And always feel the better for
> My gaucheries and malaprops
> Ineptitudes and missed full stops
> I'll choose another road.
> And when I'm far too old for scrabble
> Inventing great new words like `zabble'
> I'll still get joy mispelling names
> And you can tut-tut, point and blame.
> The fire that warms arthritik legs
> Is kindled by the dictionary
> Thesauruses will feed the flames
> While I rejoice in Pictionary.
> :) :) :)
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