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Text Box: Not that youíre trying to make every scene a great scene, but you try not to annoy the audience.  If I can make about five good scenes and not annoy the audience, itís an awfully good picture.
Howard Hawks, American film director (1896-1977)

Favorite sentences (other sources)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Favorite sentences (student writing)

Some They Say / I Say templates

Wax on, wax off

A prescriptivist perspective


Acocella, ďThe English WarsĒ

Steven Pinkerís reply to Acocella

NCTE 1974 Resolution on Studentsí Rights to Their Own Language

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Erasmusís De Copia (1512) (2)(a modern example)

Clive Thompson on the New Literacy (Wired Magazine)

Grady uses a template