aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

For all you word lovers out there

The website World Wide Words ( is one of my regular reads. It updates each Friday. This weekend's choice gem in the SIC department goes,
"In an article in the Bangkok Post recently about the local real estate market, particularly for condominiums,” e-mailed Gordon Robinson, “the author constructed, or should it be erected, this splendid sentence: ‘Also, not all live in condoms, with single-owner apartment buildings and serviced apartments putting up stiff competition.’"

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