Category Archives: Grammar

It isn’t Me

Patently the virtue of a day’s grace in editing is that you can find your errors quickly. I use this trick when writing papers. It is not a surprise that I find them on my blog. I would look at … Continue reading

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You Can’t Make This Stuff Up. . .

In which Mrs. Spit laments the state of education in her fair city. Continue reading

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It Quietly Snuck Past Me

My 600th post was last 2 weeks ago Wednesday. I meant to do something to mark it, but, it snuck* past me. So, 600 posts. ____Really, I didn’t do anything to mark this, because I have just spent 30 minutes … Continue reading

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The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place

But none I think, do there embrace. (1) I made Mr. Spit a cupcake for Valentine’s Day. Delta ate it. After I hunted through the bag of candy hearts to find the one that said “your awesome”. (2) Delta is … Continue reading

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Saturday’s are for Grammar

No really, I found something better than a quote. A Ph.D who explains the difference between which and that, and does it with diagrams. Brilliant! http://home.earthlink.net/~llica/wichthat.htm

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Wednesday’s are for Grammar

So, I have been looking through my grammar books, and I simply must admit, there are no interesting and applicable chapters. I mean, do you all really care about gerunds? Comma splices? Antecedants? Because while I’m happy to talk about … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s are for Grammar

Your Homework, such as it was, was to tell us all what is wrong with this sentence. One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I’ll never know.”(Groucho Marx) Those Who get the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s are for Grammar

Your Homework: Was to create a sentence that wasn’t a sentence, merely a fragment. Those who Did their Homework: – Heidi – Antigone – Martha – Sweet Camden Lass – Lisa DG The Shiny Red Pencil Award Goes to JamieD, … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s are for Grammar (What Makes a Sentence)

Last Week’s Homework:Your assignment was to write me a sentence that completely violated all of the correct rules of capitalization. I really enjoyed reading your sentences. You made me laugh out loud! Those who get to post the good grammar … Continue reading

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Wendesday’s are for Grammar (Capitalization)

Last Week’s Homework: Here are the corrected sentences. (The misspelling of grammarian was my mistake. As was the bizarre apostrophe in Mrs. Spit. Not sure where my brain was, sorry.) There is a challenge in talking about grammar, and the … Continue reading

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