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springocolypse watch 2011: scarves and denim

springocolypse watch 2011: scarves and denim

Spring Denim bonanatravaganzatasticorgasm.


Bright Passages

Bright Passages

Some selections from the Times. Apparently, they’re known for their writing?


How to use an apostrophe (or, dirty, dirty grammar porn for filthy grammarians)

How to use an apostrophe (or, dirty, dirty grammar porn for filthy grammarians)

There are three things people love to use: hookers, commas, and apostrophes. Not sure if this sentence needs a break? Let’s put a comma – no wait make that 5 commas. What about this sentence concerning the Ellis brothers and their ownership of the sawmill? Put an apostrophe after the ‘b’ in ‘brother’ and then […]


Expletive Construction is (expletive) awesome.

Expletive Construction is (expletive) awesome.

I was in an ESL class the other day and the topic was on subject verb agreement.  An exercise question posed: There is/are four bananas on the table. Of course the answer is “are”, as the subject “four bananas” requires a plural verb.  The word “there” in this case, is not the subject.  I just […]