Helen (heleninwales) wrote,
Helen
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You know you're a writer when...

You read the opening of this article on the BBC web site and instead of rattling off a Disgusted of Tonbridge Wells letter about the sloppy sentence construction used by journalists these days, you think, "Hmmm.... There could be a story in that..."

The sentences in question were:

Just ride the subway to hear people's stories of New York rats. "They're everywhere," says one traveller.

"You'll see six of them just waiting for the train," says another
.


I wonder where those rats are going and why? :)
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