grammar

Idols, Idols Everywhere

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Last week at A.Word.A.Day, the terms selected were all related to words and language. It made me all warm and fuzzy inside! The five words featured were: grammatolatry | catachresis | parapraxis | lingua franca | orthoepy Several were new-to-me and were great fun to meet; but the one that…

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Today is June twenty-third-rd

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Yes, I am a grammar geek. I admit it. And I am tortured by what I see. As I begin my blogging life (I’m just 1 week old), I must post an official comment on the format of the date for each post. “June 23rd, 2007” What’s with the “rd”?…

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