Standard (i.e. good) grammar was and is designed to promote communication between people.
Even though I'm a rafter, not a kayaker, I could easily visualize the scene CM described.
I enjoy reading creeking trip reports just because they're different than what I do (someday maybe), so thanks CM. good description and voice, even if the conventions weren't standard.
Originally Posted by MikeG
I'm not an English teacher either but a teacher nonetheless. I used to be a middle school teacher so I definitely recognize how giddily exciting sexual innuendo can be but wouldn't it be interesting to have rapids named in a descriptive (i.e. 'go left and die') or creative (i.e. Sockdolager) manner.
I'll accept this as a first draft but I'm going to need to see a readable version by Wednesday if you want credit for it.