A Quote by Lewis Carroll on words, language, linguistics, verbs, and adjectives

They've a temper, some of them - particularly verbs, they're the proudest - adjectives you can do anything with, but not verbs...

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, Pages: Chapter 4

Contributed by: Tsuya

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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