And Then There *Was* None

In which I defend (what I perceive to be) a misused contraction Contemporary English is known for its contractions and portmanteaux (oh, and theft). As the language has developed and spread, these shortenings—much like the shortening in a recipe—have been transformed to serve many different purposes. One is so commonly abused, however, that it’s hardlyContinue reading “And Then There *Was* None”