Literature abuse

Ven ven at
Fri Mar 23 18:18:24 EST 2001

Emma wrote
> Hi, I'm also new to the list, although I've been belatedly reading digests
> for a while.
> I think another sign of literature abuse is when you find yourself talking
> and thinking in the style of a book you've been reading - even if it's old
> English or includes adjectives unique to the novel. It causes strange
> looks...maybe not as many as "she said" though!

Hi Emma, yeah some books have infectious language allright. I find 
that reading the fantasdy genre makes me use ridiculous words 
like "nacreous" in conversation.


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