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Posted By: Steve Shaw
23-Apr-16 - 05:24 PM
Thread Name: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Subject: RE: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
For a number of years I was an examiner for "A" Level biology at the University of London. On one occasion. I was marking an essay question on insect feeding mechanisms. I'll never forget this immortal explanation of how dragonflies feed:

"The dragonfly catches its prey on the wing. It then transfers its prey from its wing into its mouth."