Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Rumsfeld the Grammarian

Former Lt. Gen. Mike DeLong said that Rumsfeld corrected his grammar the first time he briefed the secretary.

"He said, 'Stop. ... General, there was no verb in the last sentence," DeLong said.

3 comments:

parsnipgirl said...

Wish they said what the sentence was!

boredoom said...

Hey, that sentence lacks a subject!

liberal elite said...

Wish they said what the sentence was!
My first reaction as well! Great minds think alike.

At first I was thinking the Lt. Gen. was speaking AAVE (deleting his copula). But more likely he probably read a bullet point.

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