“What happened to punctuation? Why is it so disregarded when it is self-evidently so useful in preventing enormous mix-ups?”
- Lynne Truss (Eats, Shoots & Leaves)
Recently seen on a photo caption:
“Our oldest painting with potatoes.”
I expected to see an old painting with potatoes either as the subject, or perhaps an old painting with some potatoes nearby. Imagine my surprise at the sight of a little girl covered in paint, clutching a bright orange potato.