Tag: grammar

For shame!

The NPR Grammar Hall of Shame. What error would you like to nominate?

My song

I’m a little bit late to Weird Al’s grammar party because I’ve been working on a computer without sound all week! If “Blurred Lines” was the Summer Song of 2013, I think that we now have our Summer Song of 2014. I might tone down some of Weird Al’s insults, but I can certainly understand his passion about clear and eloquent expression of ideas. … Read More My song

Travel precaution for MDW

As you prepare for your Memorial Day weekend travels, here’s an important caveat: grammatically incorrect t-shirts abound at NJ rest stops. I found this one at the Grover Cleveland rest area on the Turnpike three years ago. Can anyone explain to me what the text on this shirt actually means? I didn’t think so.

Helpful Advice from Ms. Mentor

For me, a picture captioned “a pic of my dog and I” produces a nails-down-the-chalkboard response. I’m glad to see that I’m not alone. I hope that you enjoy the sage advice in this article, in The Chronicle of Higher Education, by Emily Toth.