Some people are easily amazed. P. Dr. Peter C. Montgomery Dept. of English Camosun College 3100 Foul Bay Rd. Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2 [log in to unmask] www.camosun.bc.ca/~peterm -----Original Message----- From: Kate Troy [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 7:10 PM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: Screw grammar. In a message dated 1/9/03 3:07:10 AM !!!First Boot!!!, [log in to unmask] writes: It is the death knell of traditional, coherent prose, as Joyce so amply and magnificently displayed -- and (who's afraid of) Virginia Woolf didn't do a bad job either. Are you attempting to define modernisn or just trying to reaffirm the fact that living in too cold a climate for most the year does indeed play havoc with the brain cells. It's really amazing to me, how our Canadian snowbirds, once a few weeks have passed, begin to make sense again.