Category: Grammar Check!

Apostrophe Catastrophes

Apostrophes do not indicate plurals! I don’t understand why this is so difficult to grasp, as it seems to be one of the easier grammar/punctuation rules to obey, yet it also seems to be the one that’s broken the most.

Grammar Snobs are Great Big Meanies?

In her recent comment on my post about possessive versus plural (and how even the media and government can’t get it right), Lori mentioned Grammar Snobs are Great Big Meanies: A Guide to Language for Fun and Spite, a book

Possessive vs. Plural: The media can't even get it right!

Tonight I saw a report on the news wherein the phrase “SUV’s” was used– incorrectly. It was not a possessive issue; they were speaking of the plural form. This was a quote from some area of the government, and I’m

“He’s Mr. England, the English guy.”

::headdesk:: “He’s Mr. England, the English guy.” He’s not just an English guy. Would we go up to any American official and say “You’re that American guy”? At least give honor where honor is due. I can’t imagine someone meeting

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