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       grammar skillfully employed procures meaningful communication,
           [see below for comments to your comments]

From: Felmon Davis <>
Date: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 11:29 AM
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Question about LO Writer and "complex

On Tue, 28 Jul 2015, anne-ology wrote:

       One of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson's, Lewis Carroll, purpose in writing
the Alice in Wonderland books was to show how the meaning can be
misinterpreted when proper grammar is not used.  My favorite example is
Jabberwocky  ;-)

but the grammar of Jabberwocky is perfectly correct!

       [correct; although written to confuse any meaningful sense;

           also, the use of puns are amusing due to their confusion in
meaning -
            (for those to whom English is not their native language can be
much misled by those of us who enjoy the use of puns)]

       Without good communication skills, then how can anyone be a part of
any community  ???

I doubt 'good communication skills' require 'proper' grammar.

       [well, how would you punctuate this sentence? -
          Woman without her man is helpless
         (yes, it's an old time example used by probably every English
instructor since ... )

       It could be 'Woman, without her man, is helpless.' or 'Woman:
without her, man is helpless.']


Felmon Davis

Where humor is concerned there are no standards -- no one can say what
is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will.
                -- John Kenneth Galbraith

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