i am reminded that english is a flawed language every time I am forced to use “that that” in a sentence
or “had had”
“She was bored. She loved, had capacity to love, for love, to give and accept love. Only she tried twice and failed twice to find somebody not just strong enough to deserve it, earn it, match it, but even brave enough to accept it.” —William Faulkner.
A request by a-little-blonde-distraction.