"It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom; "
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
It seems he thinks in words. Which makes him a natural at showing what he wants in words on paper with his own quirky style. Here are his two latest from our lesson today:
I was in a train, near a plain. Along with some grain, from the plain, coming to the train, in the rain.
And my personal favorite for this week:
The dragon was pulling a wagon down to the bay. But the wagon was a-draggin' so the wagon had to stay.
I love his use of slang this way, it seems very natural... and before this year, it was him mispronoucing words to make them fit... now it is him using words the way they are used in language.