Category: Just For Fun

NATIONAL GRAMMAR DAY: March forth on March 4th

4 March 2022

Did you know that March 4th is National Grammar Day? Martha Brockenbrough, the author of Things That Make Us [Sic] and the founder of the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar, established National Grammar Day in 2008 “for people appalled by bad grammar in public spaces”. If you are a word nerd like me, you probably…

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Banished words & phrases

3 January 2022

Did you know that there’s a list of words and phrases that are Banished for Misuse, Overuse, and Uselessness? Lake Superior State University (LSSU) issues this tongue-in-cheek list at the end of each year. LSSU says it compiles the list to encourage “…avoidance of words and terms that are overworked, redundant, oxymoronic, clichéd, illogical, nonsensical…

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