January 23, 2005

Irregular verbs

When I first saw Yes, Prime Minister, I was charmed by its wit and insight into politics. Probably the best lasting contribution was the invention of the irregular verb, a pointed description of different (and egocentric) perspectives:

  • I have high standards.
  • You sometimes let your students get easy A's.
  • They are letting grade inflation run rampant.

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Posted in Random comments on January 23, 2005 10:53 AM |