Well, this (slightly) disrupts my weekly routine. For years, every Tuesday morning I’ve gone to the New York Times website to read the After Deadline blog, which described the Times’ style sheet (and all the mistakes they made in grammar, … Continue reading
Category Archives: Grammar
Watch this video on The Scene. From The New Yorker, of course.
I was reading an article in the New York Review of Books called “A Hemingway Surprise.” It’s about an exhibition at the Morgan Library called “Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars.” It’s a very interesting article, but one thing that particularly … Continue reading
As I’ve talked about before, I’m fascinated by commas and related matters, so this new video at the New Yorker website caught my eye: “The Semicolon; or, Mastering the Giant Comma.” Definitely worth watching (Hey, you get to find out … Continue reading
I was going to start with the part about the movie, but, you know, words! I like words and classifications of words and sentences, as you can tell here. I get the A.Word.A.Day emails, which are cool, but this one … Continue reading
As I’ve had indicated before, I’m fascinated by commas. And now, the New Yorker has started a video series, and the first one is about commas. And, for all the reputation the New Yorker has for their unrestrained use of … Continue reading