Friday, October 21, 2011

Choosing the right verb

Dave: Well, you look a tad less corpse-like this morning. You look as if you might be climbing out of the pit of illness, not cavorting in the bottom.

Sue: People don’t cavort when they’re ill.

Dave: No. It sounds like cavorting, it’s only when you look down that you see they’re wrestling with death.

(Sue – THINKS BUBBLE –  Now I see why he makes a fuss about having a cold, and makes light of a cracked rib!)

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