Forget the audacity of hope -- Obama's real audacity is grammatical. Obama has ruffled some feathers recently, but not exactly the same feathers he regularly ruffles. This time it's the word nerds, and even more specifically, the punctuation nerds, who are displeased with the President. The source of their displeasure? A period. That's right, a small dot no larger than the tip of your pen. More specifically, the period that follows his new one-word slogan, "FORWARD." According to a
Oh my. I knew that schools no longer teach grammar and diagramming the way they did back in the day. Now I'm thinking that's for the best. Better to let kids pick it up on the streets than have them learn from the educators responsible for these doozies, as reported by Daily Writing Tips.
I can see ladies', or even lady's. But ladie's? Total miss.
I spent the weekend in Margate. (For those unfamiliar, we
On my way to the beach today, I stopped at the rest stop for a healthy treat
Thanks to the Cliffster for sharing this gem.
Earlier this week, when the Weiner-fest was still in its final death spiral, I came across this sentence in AM New York
Things adults should not, but apparently do, need to be told. In Wall St. cafes, anyway.