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I'm sure Richard Ledererm, the author of Crazy Mixed-Up English and
other related titles, would be unhappy to know that his material is
being quoted online with the tag line "author unknown." Richard has
made a living of late by creating books, radio shows, and other
collections of short essays on topics about English and its (mis)use.
Please do not quote his material, which is copyrighted, without his
persmission. He's a lovely person and we shouldn't plagiarize his