Tag Archives: two meanings of ‘quite’


Quite surely, now, it isn’t right How pupils are not told that ‘quite’ Means ‘rather’ or ‘a little bit’; Which, to mean silence, doesn’t fit.  I really want to start a riot To get them teaching ‘still’ is ‘quiet’! If … Continue reading

Posted in Colonialist, verse, writing, music composition, fantasy, Africa, journal., Language, Nonsense verse, Poems, Really Awful Rhyme, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments