With a note of wistfulness, she replied, ungrammatically
, "Not very." I felt a pang of compassion.
Who designed English that we would be sinning against if we speak ungrammatically
? Chomsky would answer that people speaking in such a deviant manner are breaking the implicit rules of universal grammar and this explains our judgements that such people are speaking ungrammatically
The controversy also saw the Murdochs appear before a British parliamentary committee, on what the elder Murdoch declared, ungrammatically
, the "most humble day of my life" (The Guardian, 2011).
Since word-formation, unlike inflection, is relatively flexible, there are no instances of ungrammatically
which might prevent a new naming unit from entering the lexicon.
Another soldier, Paradis, murmurs ungrammatically
in reply that Tirette was making fun of him because of his eastern origins (see Le Feu 18; Under Fire 15).
"You talk 'merican?" Maxine ungrammatically
asks Estrella when the two young girls first meet (Viramontes 1996, 29).
Kerouac here aphoristically and ungrammatically
provides tips on craft such as: "In praise of Character in the Bleak inhuman Loneliness." In many of his statements about writing Kerouac protests the playing by any formal rules, comedic or otherwise.
59 Which electronic superbrand told us (ungrammatically
) we had to "Think different"?
She, rather ungrammatically
, says: "My life would be nothing without business.
Not only has Hermann a throaty accent, but he also occasionally speaks ungrammatically
: "He said it was 'nothings'" ("Falk" 158).
"Stevie and Leigh are two men who aren't really a man's man," he declares, ungrammatically
. Translation: they're gay.
Now one writes, ungrammatically
. 'A customer should always know what they want' even though there is only one customer present.