Crimes Against Grammar: The Poor, Poor Apostrophe

Like the people of the world, all punctuation marks are created equal. Like your elders and Kit-Kats, all should be respected. (Don't be the monstrosity who bites into the Kit-Kat without breaking it apart first, you hear?) Some, however, will just never get the respect they deserve. Periods are simple enough. Anyone with a first … Continue reading Crimes Against Grammar: The Poor, Poor Apostrophe

Crimes Against Grammar: The Missing Parenthesis

Parentheses are a beautiful thing. I love them. They're a wonderful tool for writing--they're useful and convenient and fun. You can say anything you want in parentheses. You can even stack them. For instance, if I decide to write in parentheses (and I often do) but I have a parenthetical thought to add inside those … Continue reading Crimes Against Grammar: The Missing Parenthesis