Thursday, October 14, 2010

Who would appreciate this besides W.C. Williams?

Me: Beside means next to and besides means except for or in addition to.
Student: Like I don't like vegetables besides spinach?
Me: Yup. And so much depends upon a red wheel barrow, glazed with rain, beside the white chickens.
Student: . . .
Me: Let's move on to affect and effect.

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