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Grammar Police: 1

Today I begin a new series on the J.L. Pattison blog featuring grammar violations that simply cannot be passed up.

For the inaugural post, here is a classic example of why commas are so important. 11 more words


On the Origins of Fuck Part 2: But what about the D?

Last week I got to visit the manuscript that started it all. The one with the brilliant little note in the margin insulting some unpopular cleric with one of the earliest recorded instances of the word… 1,302 more words


Week 9: Mediocre Grammar Quiz

This week I received 6/10 for the quiz focused on spelling.

My grammar is becoming worse the last few weeks!

Or maybe my grammatical flaws have been highlighted more in the last few quizzes, instead of hiding in the shadows behind the skills I do have. 97 more words


Bananagrams - one of your five a day?

Let’s just say you’re at a loose end and you really fancy doing some spelling practice. Maybe it’s raining outside or you’ve twisted your ankle and can’t go out. 68 more words


Passing judgment

Oh yeah, that’s me, all right!

And also on whether or not they use the Oxford/serial comma!