This weblog is taking an increasingly dessert-centric turn, noted. This will stop. I will provide more of what readers really want from weblogs (unresearched biographical information on 19th century presidents).
But¹ I want you to know The Smith has a walk-up window. The most important feature of this window is that they’re selling $3 ice cream sandwiches out of it. You might be aware of this feature already, but–unless you’ve eaten one–you wouldn’t know some information I am about to tell you via letter-bulleted list.
A. The cookies are perfectly balanced, not too dry or too chewy
B. The ice cream is creamy, not icy
C. You can split one with a friend²
1. The Chicago Manual of Style [5.191]
“Beginning a sentence with a conjunction. There is a widespread belief—one with no historical or grammatical foundation—that it is an error to begin a sentence with a conjunction such as and, but, or so. In fact, a substantial percentage (often as many as 10 percent) of the sentences in first-rate writing begin with conjunctions…”
2. You cannot split one with a friend if you do not have a friend, or if you are, in fact, lactose intolerant. In the case of the former, you have to eat all of it and in the case of the latter, you have to eat none of it. Please, try with all of your might to tolerate lactose.³
3. I’ve struggled for years with an intolerance of the lactose intolerant. I even made a movie about it with D.W. Griffinth but he kind of took it over (everything was always about him.) Vegans though, ya’ll are all right.