Saturday Posts . . .

I decided to keep things light today, in an effort to take some of the pressure off of all the political grousing and back-stabbing and finger pointing that is going on.  So, instead of one of my usual Saturday meditations, here is a link to someone else’s work on the humor of grammar . . .

31 Jokes Every Grammar Nerd Will Understand  



Why spelling and grammar matter . . .

Using the internet as much as I do, I read quite often where people with poor spelling and grammar skills have called others all sorts of derogatory names for the simple act of trying to help them learn to do better.  The most frequent comment (that does not involve name-calling) is: “As long as you know what I mean, what difference does it matter?”  Yes, I know, that question in itself isn’t properly worded.

Well, here is a website that, very deliberately and graphically, shows why it is important to know how to express your desire accurately.  It is very humorous, but gets the point across marvelously.

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