Re: Internet Pet Peeves :P
Originally Posted by Falls City Beer
At some point everything on the internet has bugged me. But what really bugs me is how few really well-written non-fiction BOOKS are being written by very smart folks with a lot of stuff to say. I know I sound like a grandpa, but good lord, is it too much to ask that when writing a work of non-fiction, you make the work about the SUBJECT instead of YOURSELF? Man, that's the worst. I don't care about you; I care about your subject.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle