Learning to Play the Game
One of Alinsky's "Rules for Radicals" is to force your enemies to play by their own rules. Danae knows how to make the teacher feel guilty.
OTOH, adverbs really are to be avoided in writing. "The verb should be sufficient unto the task," he said softly.
Nay! To whisper is better said than to say softly!
On Cultural Literacy, Part II
It occurs to me that a large number of people today won't "get" this one unless they know what a pair of Wellingtons are.