Eric Partridge Quotes.

1. "War…next to love, has most captured the world’s imagination – Eric Partridge, famous lexicographer and author who served in the Australian Imperial Force during WWI"
- Quote by Eric Partridge

2. "To be mulcted of our money and mutilated of our property is serious enough: to be deprived of our colon would be intolerable."
- Eric Partridge, You Have a Point There: A Guide to Punctuation and Its Allies

3. "When we are very young, we tend to regard the ability to use a colon much as a budding pianist regards the ability to play with crossed hands: many of us, when we are older, regard it as a proof of literary skill, maturity, even of sophistication: and many, whether young, not so young, or old, employ it gauchely, haphazardly or, at best, inconsistently."
- Eric Partridge, You Have a Point There: A Guide to Punctuation and Its Allies