Tagged: grammar

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Web designers in St Helens, Merseyside

This post: circa 7,800 words, estimated reading time: 40 minutes Intro This posts looks at web designers in and around St Helens, Merseyside, but can apply in practice to any town. It’s pedantic and at times harsh, even snarky. Enjoy! I was and am umm’ing and arr’ing about starting a...

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Grammar Police: A force for good, or ill?

Intro This article was started as a reply to a Facebook post, one asking for better grammar. It quickly escalated, and comments were turned off soon after. Still, it gave me material and thoughts for this post, though it wasn’t shared there. Not that simple For those annoyed with the...

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Eats, Shoots and Leaves. Aiming for grammatical balance.

My grammar and general literacy skills aren’t as great as that of some of my friends, nor am I always as thorough in the proof-reading, but they do tend towards warm fuzzy feelings when I actually find a new or unfamiliar word in a book and have to look up....

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What Kind Of Grammar Nerd Are You?

See how you fair. I got The Enlightened Grammarian : You know your stuff when it comes to proper English grammar and writing, but you’re not overly traditional. Language does evolve, after all! Chances are high that you’re fascinated, rather than put off by, the verbing of nouns or the...