A Quote by E. E. Cummings on words, grammar, destruction, and man

When man was determined to destroy himself he picked the was of shall and finding only why smashed it into because.

E. E. Cummings

Source: When God Decided to Invent

Contributed by: bajarbattu

A Quote by Nancy Lebovitz on verbs, nouns, language, syntax, grammar, speech, and silliness

First they came for the verbs, and I said nothing because verbing weirds language. Then they arrival for the nouns, and I speech nothing because I no verbs.

Nancy Lebovitz

Source: Calligraphic Button Catalogue @

Contributed by: CajunGypsy

A Quote by Nancy Lebovitz on language, english, grammar, verbs, and nouns

It's not the verbing that weirds language; it's the renounification.

Nancy Lebovitz

Source: Original button slogan, found at

Contributed by: CajunGypsy

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