A follower just asked me if “yous guys” is proper English. This is a great question, considering the amount of colloquial language thrown around carelessly every day. As the school year creeps upon us, now is the perfect time to clean up our communication skills. You Guys vs. Yous Guys Let’s set the record straight… Continue reading You Guys Can’t Be With Yous Guys
We sometimes hear people say “Oh, that was funner” and it’s like the world stops. Somewhere in the world, someone starts scratching her nails on a blackboard. But wait a minute! Why CAN’T you say “funner?” I doubt many people know WHY they can’t say it. All they know is that it’s a no-no. So Grading… Continue reading Funner is not More Fun
Let’s review the English language, shall we? (adapted from an anonymous handout lying around, waiting to be rescued from the recycling bin) Grading Girl concludes that English is a crazy language. I can think of many examples to support this. . . some are from an anonymous essay sent my way, others are GG’s own… Continue reading Do fingers fing?