Tag: grammar

Who cares what kind of glass you’re drinking from?!?

I just replied to an email with the phrase “invigorating to have complete strangers come to your home to be entertained.”  Someone either is a stranger or isn’t a stranger.  That’s like saying, “I can’t go out for drinks, I’m kinda pregnant.”  You are or you’re not.  Redo sentence. Why are people so scared to Read more…

Oh semicolon, you make me tingly

A flood of emails recently, some beautiful and poetic and delicious, some dastardly and vomit-inducing and horrid, leads me to say – I cannot state strongly enough how attractive the following things are in guys: Proper grammar Correct spelling An expansive vocabulary Remembering details, especially little, seemingly insignificant ones you mumble under your breath And Read more…

Responsibility to the next generation

In texting with Jasmine, I feel obligated to refrain from common texting-vernacular, such as “u” instead of “you.”  Perhaps putting too much weight to our back and forths, usually nothing more than “How you doin’?” exchanges, but I don’t want to encourage bad grammar and spelling in someone who already has so many obstacles in Read more…