A nice little reminder about adjectives

Adjectives in English absolutely have to be in this order: opinion-size-age-colour-origin-material-purpose-Noun. So you can have a lovely little old rectangular green French silver whittling knife. But if you mess with that word order in the slightest you’ll sound like a maniac.  – Mark Forsyth, The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

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From English Grammar in Use—a self study reference and practice book for intermediate students by Raymond Murphy, published by Cambridge University Press in 1994. (Cambridge University Press)

 

Credit to: TeachingEnglish – British Council on Facebook, and Quartz

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