Don’t Say It! Don’t Say It!

As I’ve pointed out elsewhere, saying “I Love You” is simply not grammatically correct. If you care to see a man choking on those words I suggest watching the 1955 movie “Picnic”. The words never fit the actual sentiment and thus feels ever so much like telling a lie.

His shirt does get ripped in the movie - see 'bodice-ripper'Picnic 1955

Hal Carter: William Holden

Madge Owens: Kim Novak

Go ahead Hal, spit it out.

Hal Carter: Look. I, I’ve been thinking all night. I’ve never said this before, because it… It’d make me seem like such a freak, but…

Madge Owens: What?

Hal Carter: I love you, Madge. Do you hear?

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About The Twentieth Man

Age 66
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