Did you know That Seven “that”s may follow each other and still make sense?

Yes, it’s true. Seven “that’s” may follow each other, and make sense:

For be it known that we may safely write
Or say that “that that” that that man wrote was right;
Nay, e’en that that that, that “that THAT” has followed,
Through six repeats, the grammar’s rule has hallowed;
And that that that that that “that THAT” began
Repeated seven times is right, deny’t who can.

My Lords (says he) with humble Submission,
That that I say is this; that That that, that gentleman has advanced is not That, that he should have proved to your Lordships.

~Spectator, No. 80

And that’s that!


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