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Gagging, I was

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In the mysterious language that only makes sense in dreams, I dreamed last night that I was being choked to death by the Associated Press Stylebook.

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anita_margarita
Mar. 27th, 2014 04:40 pm (UTC)
Not "Elements of style"? That's the sneaky one you have to watch out for.
patrick_vecchio
Mar. 27th, 2014 07:53 pm (UTC)
I never bought into the Holy Grail treatment of Elements because it's a damned starchy book. I might have felt differently if it had been the first such book I read—but it wasn't, and I found little to no use for the book. Most of the credit for that goes to my junior high school and high school English teachers.

(Anonymous)
Mar. 27th, 2014 08:00 pm (UTC)
Was it choking you with its little arms/hands or was one stuck in your throat? I need to get the proper image please.
patrick_vecchio
Mar. 27th, 2014 08:42 pm (UTC)
It was stuck in my throat. I have no idea how it got there.
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