View Full Version : Why NOT end a sentence with a preposition?

06-24-2009, 01:00 AM
On Harolds 65th birthday, he got a gift certificate from his wife.

The certificate paid for a visit to a shaman living on a nearby reservation, who
was rumored to have a wonderful cure for erectile dysfunction.

After being persuaded, he drove to the reservation, handed his ticket to the
shaman, and wondered what he was in for.

The old man slowly, methodically produced a potion, handed it to him, and
with a grip on his shoulder, warned, "This is powerful medicine, and it must
be respected."

"You take only a teaspoonful, and then say, '1, 2, 3'."

"When you do that, you will be longer and harder than you have ever been
in your life, and you can perform as long as you want."

He was highly encouraged.

As he walked away, he turned and asked, "How do I stop the medicine from

"Your partner must say '1, 2, 3, 4'.", the shaman responded.

"But when she does, the medicine will not work again until the next full moon. "

He was eager to see if it worked.

He went home, showered, shaved, took a spoonful of the medicine, and then
invited his lovely wife to join him in the bedroom.

When she came in, he took off his clothes and said, "1, 2, 3!".

Immediately, he was the manliest of men.

She who must be obeyed was so excited that she began throwing off her clothes.

And then she asked, "What was the 1, 2, 3 for?"

And that, boys and girls, is why we should never end our sentences with a

07-09-2009, 09:40 PM
That would suck if that happened. hahah!