I started reading a library book this morning in which every other chapter is written in the first person. The I word was used so many times I began reading it aloud, removing the offending I's.A little later the following sentence made me laugh and then wonder how on earth it got passed by the writer and editor.
Lucy shook her head and then put it down on the table. (Can you picture it?)One of my favourites was passed on by a friend who read the following in a student's assignment.
He rolled his eyes at her and she rolled hers back at him. (Rather like a game of marbles.)Have you spotted any gems?