One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The roof came off years ago (to save rates), and a sycamore tree has impertinently taken root in its front room.’
- ‘Well, actually, in the interests of accuracy that should read ‘in the direction of’ as the Austrian Alps appear to have placed themselves, rather impertinently in my opinion, across the line of my intended route.’
- ‘But that is to suggest impertinently that teenagers do not have minds of their own.’
- ‘Henry VIII, while somewhat impertinently nurturing his own little spiky number, attempted to ban beards as part of his break with the Pope.’
- ‘You were given a direct order that you denied impertinently, and that cannot be tolerated!’
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