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1. "Opportunities may come along for you to convert something -something that exists into something that didn't yet. That might be the beginning of it. Sometimes you just want to do things your way, want to see for yourself what lies behind the misty curtain. It's not like you see songs approaching and invite them in. It's not that easy. You want to write songs that are bigger than life. You want to say something about strange things that have happened to you, strange things you have seen. You have to know and understand something and then go past the vernacular."
Author: Bob Dylan
2. "What interests me is what you might call vernacular writing, writing that connects you to a place."
Author: Calvin Trillin
3. "I am not inclined to use hip-hop vernacular often, but there are times when, like French, it just better expresses the sentiment of the moment"
Author: Christopher Moore
4. "I was all, "Oh, dog, Countess gonna crack open a forty of whup-ass on you now. Oh, you in the sh*t now, wigga!" (I am not incline to use hip-hop vernacular often, but there are times when, like French, it just better expresses the sentiment of the moment.) -Abby"
Author: Christopher Moore
5. "I removed 'cyberspace' from my vernacular. The idea, which I grew up with, of going into a place separate from the real world, is something my students just don't recognise."
Author: Clay Shirky
6. "In the fourteenth century, Italian literature was, by requirement, divided into two categories: tragedy, representing high literature, was written in formal Italian; comedy, representing low literature, was written in the vernacular and geared toward the general population."
Author: Dan Brown
7. "Every black American is bilingual. All of them. We speak street vernacular and we speak 'job interview.'"
Author: Dave Chappelle
8. "I tended to emphasize the secular, the casual, the colloquial, the vernacular against the sacred."
Author: David Antin
9. "I don't know the rules of grammar... If you're trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular."
Author: David Ogilvy
10. "But Robin: their dear little Robs. More than ten years later, his death remained an agony; there was no glossing any detail; its horror was not subject to repair or permutation by any of the narrative devices that the Cleves knew. And—since this willful amnesia had kept Robin's death from being translated into that sweet old family vernacular which smoothed even the bitterest mysteries into comfortable, comprehensible form—the memory of that day's events had a chaotic, fragmented quality, bright mirrorshards of nightmare which flared at the smell of wisteria, the creaking of a clothes-line, a certain stormy cast of spring light."
Author: Donna Tartt
11. "Second, we also got a more authentic liturgy of the people of God, in the vernacular language."
Author: Hans Kung
12. "I resent violence or intolerance in any shape or form. It never reaches anything or stops anything. A revolution must come on the due installments plans. It's a patent absurdity on the face of it to hate people because they live round the corner and speak a different vernacular, so to speak."
Author: James Joyce
13. "Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art. Only on the margins does growth occur."
Author: Joanna Russ
14. "Nowadays we are fond of literal translations...That would have seemed a crime to translators in ages past...They wanted to prove that the vernacular was as capable of a great poem as the original."
Author: Jorge Luis Borges
15. "Lady," we always call each other, partly a joke, partly in earnest, using still the old word, in its full flavor a kind of exorcism against "saleslady," "old lady," "ladylike." Relishing the anachronism, even the formality a type of aphrodisiac, a contrast to our delight in the horny, the vulgar, the vernacular which we cultivate just as ardently."
Author: Kate Millett
16. "When I was suddenly thrust into what everyone calls menopause (Orchids) earlier than my body planned, I decided someone needed to take charge on so many levels. It was time to not only change the vernacular, but to speak up and say "Hey! This isn't an old lady's disease! We aren't old! We are strong and dammit, we are beautiful and sexy too!"
Author: Lisa Jey Davis
17. "I'm not familiar with this word you were repeating before…‘cojones', was it?"I blushed as Dominick patted me on the back. "Way to introduce him to the vernacular, Palta."
Author: M.A. George
18. "All of the modern counseling vernacular is really not dealing with the root issue of idolatry. Someone or something's preeminent rather than God."
Author: Mark Driscoll
19. "Architectural kitsch is most common in the commercial pop vernacular - typified by the Big Duck of 1931 in Flanders, New York, a Long Island roadside poultry stand resembling a duck, which Venturi and Scott Brown made a cult object through their writings."
Author: Martin Filler
20. "The whole path of American music has been so much about the recognition of stylistic diversity, and the recognition of the importance of music which was from one of the vernacular traditions."
Author: Michael Tilson Thomas
21. "I'm extremely profane, unconsciously so, when I see something great for the first time; I don't know why, but beauty and profanity are related to me in the same way. It may be that I want to think of art in the vernacular, but I have no control over what comes out of my mouth when my eyes take in great beauty...it might just be the reason I avoid going to museums with elderly ladies."
Author: Vincent Price
22. "We want a vernacular in art. No mere verbal or formal agreement, or dead level of uniformity but that comprehensive and harmonizing unity with individual variety which can be developed among people politically and socially free."
Author: Walter Crane
23. "However, research in the years that followed found that in many of its important features, African American Vernacular English was becoming not less, but more different from other dialects."
Author: William Labov

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