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originally posted by: CJCrawley
Never start a sentence with 'And'. Remember that?
"And did those feet in ancient times walk upon England's mountains green?"
I after E when used after C...
originally posted by: searcherfortruth
I was just coming to the realization that this rule does not always work. I wonder if any of you figured this out before I did? There are words where this does not apply and yet it was always taught to me in grade school. I before E except after C.
Leisure. Seizure. Feisty. Meister. Seismic. Their. Weird.
I am sure there are many more.
So, let's play a game and see how many of these words we can find that don't apply.
I guess I just thought it might be fun to do something lighthearted today. Of course, someone will probably come and try to ruin the fun by being obnoxious, but guess what, knock yourself out, my parade will still continue down the easy path today.
I have had so much drama and turmoil to deal with lately, I just wanted something simple, so here it is, participate or don't.
I learned it as something that should be avoided. It's more of a guideline.
you quoted a poem, and those are a special subset of what you can and cannot do with your grammar.