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Grammar Drives Me Bananas
by Henry L. Lefevre

Monday, March 27, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Enumerating first things first
Often make me think I'm cursed.

"For item one, use firstly first."
This twisted English sounds the worst.

Firstly came my sister Jean.
Then came my brother in between.

And lastly came poor little me
But "lastly" drives me up a tree.

Why can't I say that "Jean came first"
Instead of sayng "firstly" first.

(c) 2006 Henry L. Lefevre

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Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 4/28/2006

A wise way to guide one to learn and polish the contents of one's grammatical tools through the lines "Grammar Drives Me Bananas".

Outstanding composition.

I salute You, Poet!

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook 4/13/2006
Love this one! Firstly, because it's good,
and lastly, because it made me chuckle.
Well-done! :)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/28/2006
Grammar and I have an understanding. We don't :-) Fun write :-)
Reviewed by A PAX 3/27/2006
lol adorable :)
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 3/27/2006
Whots so hard bout da there grammie, I shore caint see whur hits sew bad?
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/27/2006
Grammer and me do not see i to i;-) Delightful read Hank!

Reviewed by Shoma Mittra 3/27/2006
Laughed as I read this one. Superb. Especially for us for whom English is not our native tongue.

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