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Tag Archives: Grammar
English. You’ve been had!
Why do people consider the English language to be very flexible? Because this sentence makes perfect sense: “All the faith he had had had had no effect on the outcome of his life.” Mind you, using had eleven times in … Continue reading
Posted in Writing Tagged English, Grammar, Writing 2 Comments
Punctuation saves lives!
Posted in Writing Tagged Grammar, punctuation 2 Comments
Strunk and White – Rap Style!
Thanks to Michelle Dear for putting me onto this. The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White – Rap style:
Posted in Grammar, Writers, Writing Tagged Grammar, Rap, Strunk, Strunk & White, The Elements of Style, White 1 Comment
I was enjoying a quiet rake through the papers today after an enjoyable Sunday lunch at my in-laws’ (all the tastier because we’ve been sans kitchen for a week – I’m fitting a new one), when I came across the … Continue reading
Posted in Grammar Tagged apostrophe, Grammar 2 Comments