As a writer, don't you just hate all those grammar rules you're "supposed" to follow, even though it makes for stilted writing at times?
This funny grammar quote about writing, by Winston Churchill, British politician and prolific writer, will not only give you a chuckle, but it also serves as an excellent dangling participle example. The next time you're stumped for correct grammar usage, you can use this funny grammar example as a guide.
It was a response scribbled in the margin, to a complaint by a civil servant who objected to the use of a dangling participle in official documents.
A dangling participle is something "up with which I will not put."--Winston Churchill
Makes a practical and funny gift for anyone who fusses over grammar--English teachers, writers, scholars, and pedantic grammarians and intellectuals. Surely you must know someone like that, no?