Good communication skills are essential in today’s professional and personal settings. One aspect of effective communication is using proper grammar. Unfortunately, many people unknowingly make grammatical mistakes that can make them sound unintelligent. In this blog post, we will discuss some common grammatical errors and how to avoid them. 1. Misusing “your” and “you’re” One […]
Commas, tense, and proper grammar and punctuation might not be something that most people enjoy or pay attention to. But to us, language fanatics, they’re what gives meaning to our lives. After all, commas are what saves lives in a sentence like “Let’s eat grandma”. And grammar is the difference between “knowing your shit” and
We know firsthand what it feels to be a language nerd; it’s fun. Part of the joy of being one is that we see and deal with language and words differently and far more interestingly. Wordplay and puns are our jam. This is why we put together a compilation of jokes and puns that are
Language fanatics like you and I pay incredible attention to our grammar and punctuation and we expect everyone should do the same. Alas, there are people out there who just hate what we love; grammar and punctuation, and go about mindless of language, throwing grave mistakes here and there. And that’s why we have the
For wordsmiths like us, we pay great attention to how people speak and write. We analyze how people articulate certain sounds and how they put words together and sometimes just marvel at what comes out of their mouths. But other times, we suppress this irresistible urge to correct some of the dumbest mistakes that most
Punctuation can be an asset when you know how to use it. But, careful, though! It doesn’t like to be misused. Misplaced and misused punctuation markers will make you an internet meme and a laughing stock to people who know a thing or two about proper language use. It is there for a reason, it
We call them all sorts of names: grammar nazis, pedants, grammar police, and sometimes prescriptivists. And now science says they are more than just that; they are jerks. A recent study has revealed that people who feel the urge to point out people’s grammatical mistakes online have less agreeable personalities than those who ignore them.