Something to remember

In this grammar-challenged, typo-filled world, those of us who try to hold the line can become discouraged. We wonder if striving to follow and enforce the rules makes any difference at all. But then we run across something that gives us heart.The obituary in today’s N&O of Carolyn Grace Pritchett Rekau describes a lovely woman who was a master at puzzles and games. But my favorite line is, “Her spelling and grammar were immaculate, as was her cooking.”What wonderful things to remember about someone.

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