Work Parsing Contest #1
There is much to be said for grammatical parsings. Since 12 Apostrophes is full of PhD and MFA types in all things english, I thought I would whet you appetite with a relatively simple one from my place of employment:
Please schedule the committee meeting the month prior to the second monthly board meeting after quarter end.
Nice. One sentence reads half high-school algebra problem, half Orwellian mind transplant. But if you thought that was impressive, let’s move to a graduated example:
Remember that due to 2009 Open Enrollment completing at weeks end for medical and dental insurance and . . .