grammar

  • Avoid Shameful Typos With Ginger [Web Spy]

    Avoid Shameful Typos With Ginger [Web Spy]

    Ginger automatically proofreads your writing as you are typing it.

  • How to Get an A on Your Final Paper

    How to Get an A on Your Final Paper

    It’s finals week. You’re living on coffee and chocolate. Your days are spent in the library. Your nights are spent in the library. You’re wracking your brain trying to remember historical facts no one knows about and chemical equations you will never use. You’re stressed and crazed and far from in the mood to write. But write you will have to do.

  • The CC Weekly Weigh In: Things We Hate

    The CC Weekly Weigh In: Things We Hate

    After watching this video around 14 times over the course of the week, three things have crossed my mind. 1. Uh - yes! - I hate that cardboard sh*t on the DVDs, too. 2. So that's the one person in the U.S. who purchased Sorority Row? 3. What sorts of things do I hate enough to rant about in a YouTube vid?

  • Facebook Wall of Shame: Learn Some English

    Facebook Wall of Shame: Learn Some English

    Girl Who's Too Busy Updating Facebook to Enjoy Her Vacation In flordia with my amazing boyfriend who got me a beautiful diamond necklace for xmas :) Girl Who Skipped 3rd Grade Grammar Class ,,liquor makess my blooood run hott;;; strippp downn babbyyy ♥ ;; show mee wutchaa got,

  • Um, Overheard, Okay

    Um, Overheard, Okay

    (Linguistics professor, introducing a grammar topic.) Prof: This is grammar. Grammar is not love. It's sphincter-like. (Kid in a class.) Guy: Professor, I'm sorry I wasn't in class last week. I was sick with Hulu.

  • It’s National Grammar Day!

    It’s National Grammar Day!

    Happy National Grammar Day, everyone! Hope you stopped by the card store on the way back from class because today we are celebrating proper punctuation,...

  • OMG! Text Messaging is Saving the World!

    OMG! Text Messaging is Saving the World!

    Texting: we all do it. A lot. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s especially useful when making a phone call isn’t an option (like at...

  • The Facebook Status Problem

    The Facebook Status Problem

    I’ve written about my various issues with Facebook before, but the improper use of the Facebook status now tops my list of things that drive...

  • Yelling At The Internet: A Beginner’s Guide

    Yelling At The Internet: A Beginner’s Guide

    You, dear reader, are no doubt a person of many and varied opinions. But, like many of us, you may find that life doesn’t offer...

  • Fixing the Florist’s Grammar: The Not-So Nice Guy — Part 1

    Fixing the Florist’s Grammar: The Not-So Nice Guy — Part 1

    I was sick of dating “bad boys” and dudes from the not-so-smart category. I wanted to date an intellectual, a nice guy. Instead, I got...