Places

Up Words – Balloons and Lights

UP – The Photos:

All Lit Up – Las Vegas, 2009

All Blown Up – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, 2009

UP – The Quotes:

Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
– Winston Churchill —

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
– Woody Allen –

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  1. We should have the Fifth Dimension playing in the background on this one. Love your photos and the Churchill quote.

    According to Merriam Webster online, my go-to source, there is NO rule that you can’t end a sentence in a preposition. Still goes against the grain with me.

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    • Hi pegoleg – It is simply wonderful what can be found on the internet. Apparently Churchill’s quote came about because he had been criticized for ending a sentence in a preposition. He responded, “That is the kind of thing up with which I will not put.” He was making fun of the non existent rule.

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