Poetry foundation on Bishop Her father died before she was a year old. Her mother suffered through serious bouts of mental instability and...
Saturday, March 1, 2014
I almost always use the word "interesting" when it isn't. It is a negative word, always followed by a "but." It merely softens the objection that is coming. I've seen many professors use it this way when a student says something wrong or extremely limited, or interesting in a kind of off-topic way.