Re: the grammar of photographic writers
On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, Don Sweet wrote:
Oh, I like "apposition"! Excellent....
Now just for fun I mention that when I checked the dictionary for the spelling of "metonymy," it gave two examples, one of them American -- namely, "the White House" for "president."
Well, I thought it was amusing... Anyway, I'm getting to like this "Oxford American Dictionary," despite its weird typography: It's portable, hence handier than the unabridged, which requires a voyage across the room (and has anyway permitted its type to get too small for human consumption).