English Grammar, Make it Stop!

A teacher wants his two students, James and John, to describe a man who, in the past, had suffered from a cold.

James said ”The man had a cold,” which the teacher said was incorrect.

John said “The man had had a cold,” which the teacher was pleased with.

So in conclusion: John, while James had had “had”, had had “had had”, “had had” had had a much better effect on the teacher.

Never, Neverland

Guile’s Song of the Moment for Earth Day 2014



Canada’s own Annihilator was the second thrash band I ever listened to, even before Megadeth or Anthrax: Metallica was first, then came Annihilator. In fact, my personal “Four Horsemen of Thrash” would include Annihilator in place of Slayer. Annihilator were also the first thrash band I encountered to record a song with a Green Aesop, although I would soon learn that they certainly weren’t unique in this – in fact it’s pretty common amongst left-leaning thrash bands like Anthrax and Megadeth.

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