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    To let scenery become your playground, grocerer, and bed womb is to know...

    I have read this quote by Michael Billington and have a real problem understanding it. Can someone help, plse? Thanks.
    “To let scenery become your playground, grocerer, and bed womb is to know true nourishment.”



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    Re: To let scenery become your playground, grocerer, and bed womb is to know...

    It makes no sense at all to me. Remember to use full words on the forum. "plse" is not a word. It's "please".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: To let scenery become your playground, grocerer, and bed womb is to know...

    ... and 'grocerer' is not an English word.

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    Re: To let scenery become your playground, grocerer, and bed womb is to know...

    Did you read the original quote or someone else's version of it? It might originally have been "bedroom" and would mean that a beautiful environment nourishes the body and soul.

    And Ems and Rover are right, it's please and grocer, not plse and grocerer.
    Last edited by Charlie Bernstein; 07-Dec-2017 at 01:25.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: To let scenery become your playground, grocerer, and bed womb is to know...

    Someone quoted it on the internet, thus those spelling mistakes, I suppose. Nevertheless, with or without mistakes, does sound very weird to me.

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