With the upcoming Beijing Summer Games (auspiciously beginning on 8-8-08), China’s hot to trot out preparations for its upcoming world party. Not only has the Forbidden City undergone extensive renovations, but now Chinese menus are getting a facelift. Being the grammar Nazi that I am, I find menu typos more […]
Quotation Marks: How Not to Use Them
Putting quotation marks around a word makes the use of the word questionable — not “real.” Here are some of the best bloopers I’ve found.
How to Be an Anal Grammarian: Enforce the Use of the Personal Comma
Please, I beg you, learn how to use the personal comma, even if I just made up that term. It’s what keeps “Let’s eat, Grandma” from being cannabilistic.