Tim Gray!

“Making progress on my project — light at the end of the tunnel visible (but why are these rails vibrating?).”

–Tim Gray, 14 December 2005

Presented this to my classes today as an example of Show, don’t tellwriting. Not only is the grammar excellent, but the parenthetical remark shows exquisite irony.

They didn’t get it. [Faceplant].

8 comments

  1. Oh, I didn’t mean to present this quote in terms of progress. I just thought it was extremely funny. But you’re right, not sitting still is important if you hope to make progress.

    • Oh, I didn’t mean to present this quote in terms of progress. I just thought it was extremely funny. But you’re right, not sitting still is important if you hope to make progress.

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