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Saturday, 28 July 2007

Smug is good.

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This clip was sent into us by Nigel in London.


Obviously we're big fans of Stephen Fry here at GrammarBlog and in this sketch I love the way Fry revels in the smugness of his character and the intellectual gibberish he comes up with. (I shouldn't end my sentence with a preposition, should I?)


I have to confess to never before having seen this sketch before. (That preposition rule is one up with which I shall not put.)


Thanks for bringing this to our attention, Nigel - keep them coming.

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6 Comments:
Blogger Tom said...

That's excellent. Demagoguery!

28 July 2007 at 15:44  
Blogger Gez said...

"Language is the first downy growth on the upper lip of a Mediterranean girl."

Brilliant.

28 July 2007 at 19:44  
Blogger Elisabeth said...

I love your blog! I've added your (not you're! I see that a lot) site to my list of blogs.

29 July 2007 at 19:37  
Blogger Elisabeth said...

Oh dear. I think I wrote "I've add" How embarrassing!

29 July 2007 at 19:51  
Blogger Gez said...

Your fears were unfounded Elizabeth, but I'm glad to see you share some of our neuroses.

30 July 2007 at 02:42  
Blogger Gez said...

Incidentally GrammarBloggers, Elisabeth's blog it the highest ranking blog in Google when searching for the term:

"Hold the newsreader's nose squarely waiter, or friendly milk will countermand my trousers."

And that makes her OK in my book.

30 July 2007 at 19:13  

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