22 Jul 2008

The death of the English language

Posted by dumpendebat

The worst sample of written English ever, courtesy of K-Lo at The Corner [emphasis mine]:

McCain may not rally a crowd, but there’s there there that could plausibly be commander-in-chief of a nation at war (really, we are, remember? It’s not just over there.).

Has anyone ever produced a worse sentence while attempting to write English?

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2 Responses to “The death of the English language”

  1. Kathryn Lopez appears regularly in my small hometown paper and I have never been able to figure out why she gets paid to write anything. Of course, for a wingnut, shes a genius! They don’t have a lot to choose from, I guess.



  2. Judging by her subliterate scribblings at The Corner, I’d say she’s better off never working without an editor. “There’s there there”? What the fuck, is she the poor man’s Gertrude Stein or something?



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