BrianRobertNeal wrote:Hi Brett and Steph,
The question to be asked is despite the clichés does it convey its message? Should I have reached for a Thesaurus and if so would the resultant wording be any better. Finally it felt "right" to me and adequately expressed my feelings. The novelty was in the ABCABCDD rhyme pattern.
BrianRobertNeal wrote:I'm constantly surprised that people resent me attempting to answer their replies. All any of us can do is to express our opinion.
BrianRobertNeal wrote:I'm sure you're aware that a gerund is a verbal noun and would therefore validate you use of the word reminisce. Brian
I'll keep my opinions to myself for they are of limited value.
BrianRobertNeal wrote:Steph, yes, lots, I post stuff here to see what response it gets. I don't resent negative comments however I'm loath to make them as I realise that they represent no more than my opinion.
So if somebody writes something that to me is pretentious drivel, I'll keep my opinions to myself for they are of limited value.
I'm sure you're aware that a gerund is a verbal noun and would therefore validate you use of the word reminisce.