Fifty Decent Sentences

Professor's eternal lament: "Why can't anyone write a decent sentence anymore?"

Translation: "Why don't they learn how to spell? Why don't they use the apostrophe correctly?"

Ironically inspired by his non-English Department university colleagues, Professor Arnold Nelson has devoted some of his precious retirement time to creation of a book which would indeed help students--or any one who cares about written communication--to write genuinely "decent" sentences.

The entire introduction to the book, in eight sections is now available.

Click to read all fifty decent sentences with links to twelve representative pages of commentary.

E-mail and comments to: Arnold Nelson [aandhnelson@charter.net]

Your comments will also be appreciated by Norm Carlson [norman.carlson@wmich.edu]

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