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Default On waffles, pancakes, and Laura Ingalls Wilder

On 2015-01-23, Xeno > wrote:

> that. I feel that writers must set standards.

Writer's also have their own style.

Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series is full of these sorts of
writing curiosities. The worst I've ever read was Henry James' Turn
of the Screw. A half-page sentence is not rare in this author's
bizarre approach to the English language. After 50 some yrs, I've yet to
read the entire story. BTW, this story is quite famous, often
appearing in high school English readers.