S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen
owlfish

Grand Designs quote

I'm always pleased when people use that easily-abused phrase, "throughout history" or one of its siblings correctly. From tonight's Grand Designs: "Throughout history, there are people who have been dead for centuries."
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