I'm not sure about all of you, but I've been a huge "Weird Al" Yankovic fan for years. His newest singles have been released in the past few days, and they're better than some of the parodies he's written in years. One new single deserved its own blog post: Word Crimes. It is a bit [...]
Grammar & Style Blog
Who is “she”?
(Photo taken from the Grammarly Facebook Page) One of my past editing instructors loved giving us grammar lessons about pronoun usage and why placement matters, so this issue has been drilled into my brain! I saw this on Facebook today and thought it was a great example. Technically, Amanda has the problem because pronouns refer [...]
The The Impotence Of Proofreading
Hilarious! And, so very true. See the video in the original post. Enjoy!
Enjoy, fellow writer nerds.
This comedian beautifully captures the problems with spellcheck. You still need to proofread!
Proper Punctuation Matters
I've seen quite a few memes over the last year or so that highlight the importance of properly placed punctuation (say that three times fast 😉 ). Here are a couple of my favorites... (from the blog Bilinguish) [...]
10 Words and Phrases that Too Many Folks Say Incorrectly
Yes! And, I would like to add a couple more... repour → rapport alterior motive → ulterior motive Do you have any particular pet peeve words or phrases that everyone seems to use incorrectly? Add them in the comments or email me and I'll post them here! This meme was posted on the Grammarly Facebook Page