Language and English

From: Glen Goodwin <>
Date: Sat Jan 5 22:41:21 2002

> From: Chris <>

> Ugh.. try reading William Faulkner (I am pretty sure that is who it
> was)... he has 3 page run on sentences... worst reading my poor dyslexic
> brain ever had to deal with.

Faulkner was an amateur. Try picking up "The Ticket That Exploded," "The
Soft Machine," "The Job" or a number of other books by William S.
Burroughs, and you'll find run-on sentences as long as 10 pages.

(Yes, he's related to the Burroughs calculator and computer firms -- his
grandfather invented the hydraulic piston which made the adding machine

Received on Sat Jan 05 2002 - 22:41:21 GMT

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