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Grab ’em by the genitives

One day, after explaining what I’m sure was some exquisitely boring grammatical detail, a boy leaned forward intently, chin on fist, and said,

“In other words, you just gotta grab them by the genitives and twist them till they conjugate.”

2 responses to “Grab ’em by the genitives

  1. I think the boy is confusing his nouns and verbs… it should be “grab them by the genitives and twist them till they decline.”

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