Dogs 2015

DICTIONARY DILETTANTES
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you can
neither
say
nor write
anything to them
without chancing
correction

modification

pseudo erudite
enhancement

they know
what we mean

they just
can't let
an opportunity
pass
for what
they consider
an intellectual
improvement
to be inserted
into another's
word stream

they become
shunned

avoided

we have business
to do
after all

lives
to lead

no matter
how illiterate
that we
may seem

let these
language Nazis
rail against
the street signs

the magazines

the TVs

leave them
alone
to their
hyper-proper
insanity

they will
always
be right