Many waters cannot quench love,
Nor will rivers overflow it;
If a man were to give all the riches of his house for love,
It would be utterly despised.
Song of Solomon 8:7
I ran across an interesting book in the Writing Center on Friday as I prepared for my MLA Wednesday Workshop. It’s called Sleeping Dogs Don’t Lay: Practical Advice for the Grammatically Challenged (and that’s no lie), by Richard Lederer and Richard Dowis. They offer incredibly useful grammar advice in possibly the most humorous ways I’ve ever encountered. For inastance, check out their comments on the word data: The controversy rages: