just a guy made of dots and lines (crs) wrote,
just a guy made of dots and lines

Mr. Language Guy

Overheard on the T: "overexaggerate."  ...this got me annoyed at first, but my instinct was to think of how to use "underexaggerate" in a sentence.  And I came up with "Mr. President, I think you underexaggerated the threat Iraq poses in your State of the Union Address."  So I guess I can forgive this language construct.

Overheard on the T: "Next stop Porter Square, change for commuter rail.  Doors will open on your left."  It's really weird that the choice of doors that open depends on the direction the listener is facing.

Read in the Metro: "How did he pull in the reigns?"

Three in 30 minutes.  I gotta stop taking public transit.  ;-)

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