- [2003:07:20:13:06] caffeinatrix: what was it about?
[2003:07:20:13:06] lu3ke: It quotes her about avoiding the use of adverbs
[2003:07:20:13:07] lu3ke: "Why 'Go Boldly' when you can 'Venture'?"
[2003:07:20:13:07] lu3ke: or something like that
[2003:07:20:13:07] caffeinatrix: Whoa
[2003:07:20:13:07] lu3ke: And calls her the esteemed poet and former santa cruz resident
[2003:07:20:13:11] lu3ke: During her lifetime, the late Santa Cruz resident and poet extraordinaire Stormi Chambless advised writers to avoid adverbs.
"Why 'go boldly' when you can 'venture'?" said this advocate of accurate, stand- alone verbs.
[2003:07:20:13:11] lu3ke: Nüz got to wondering what Chambless would have made of the City Council's decision last week to dump an adverb for political reasons.
[2003:07:20:13:11] lu3ke: there you go
[2003:07:20:13:12] lu3ke: http://www.metroactive.com/papers/cruz/07.16.03/nuz-0329.html
[2003:07:20:13:12] caffeinatrix: Whoa!!!
[2003:07:20:13:12] lu3ke: isn't that neat?