Category: Grammar Check!

Christmas Grammar Geekery!

A little bit of grammar geekery on Christmas! As heard on the radio yesterday: “… faithful friends that are dear to us…” This version of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” was recorded by Denver & the Mile High Orchestra.

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I was on NPR this morning!

Whew! Yes, my guest spot on NPR is over. About twenty minutes after waking up I got the phone call from NPR’s The Bryant Park Project, and I was on the air in a matter of minutes. The segment was

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I’m going to be on NPR (National Public Radio) tomorrow!

Ack! I’m going to be on NPR (National Public Radio) tomorrow morning! A producer at NPR’s new show, The Bryant Park Project (& blog link), instant messaged me on AIM a few minutes ago, wanting me to be a phone

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Shrek and Donkey is rescuing someone!(?)

I found this through Mighty Red Pen, and I had to mention it. This trivia card was found in a McDonald’s Happy Meal. *singing* “Do you see what I see? Way up in the card, everyone?” Ahem. Oops. Sorry about

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Oxford? Get a "McJob"!

I don’t know exactly what to make of this: Business leaders want to flip ‘McJob’ definition LONDON (AFP) – Business leaders gave their support on Thursday to a campaign by fast food giant McDonald’s to redefine the term “McJob” in

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