Friday, June 04, 2010
Red Marker Blogathon Update 2
Shilpa grumbles about "Your" getting on her nerves and offers a neat explanation of how to deal with confusing apostrophes.
Cee Kay gives a handy tip on differentiating between 'I' and 'me'.
PNA offers us a cautionary tale of superlative salutations.
G blogs about the 'phunny' ways of people who seem to type an english* all their own.
Shivani has sent in some interesting links on grammar usage:
http://theoatmeal.com/comics/misspelling (funny comic)
http://theoatmeal.com/comics/apostrophe (funny comic)
http://wokay.in/2008/10/03/double-o-offsets (funny post)
(Shivani, I did find an apostrophe rule I'm not sure I agree with but I'm in the middle of cooking dinner -- don't ask -- so I'll get back to it later.)
That's it for tonight. Thanks, folks, I love how you're all being such enthu cutlets about this. Such fun.
For those of you who are new on the scene, you can read the blogathon rule here.
*I spell english here with a small 'e' because I refer to the theory of English and englishes. Those of you who don't know what that is, it's basically the idea of English as spoken in England being the mother language, as it were, of the 'baby englishes' that now exist in so many other countries. Think of how distinctive Indian english is, as opposed to, say, that spoken by the man on the street in Singapore or South Africa.