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The Irish Times
Half-time report: The 20 best albums of 2016 so farThe Albatross - Learning to Growl Dynamic and immense piece of work from the Du
Half-time report: The 20 best albums of 2016 so far
The Irish Times / Posted 20 hours ago
The Albatross - Learning to Growl Dynamic and immense piece of work from the Dublin-based band and full-time members of the grammar police. 17 MMOTHS - Luneworks Spine-tingling electronic music manoeuvres from the super-talented Newbridge... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
LESLIE CRISS: Mississippi loses two fine journalists in matter of hoursup with pride. I’m pleased to say I made her column at least twice. Laurin was
LESLIE CRISS: Mississippi loses two fine journalists in matter of hours
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
up with pride. I’m pleased to say I made her column at least twice. Laurin was the first and most fierce member of the grammar police I have known. She is likely the reason that, for a time, anything read by her before it was published was... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Trail etiquette: 
One way, my wayup to that? Trail etiquette all boils down to being polite and considerate. Of
Trail etiquette: 
One way, my way
Aspen Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
up to that? Trail etiquette all boils down to being polite and considerate. Often times you’ll witness people out on the trail schooling others on what they’re doing wrong. That’s like the grammar police, only out on the trail. No one likes that g... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Words are as fluid as their userstake on this, but it can cause problems when one wants to actually communicate
Words are as fluid as their users
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
take on this, but it can cause problems when one wants to actually communicate something to another. (Side note to any grammar police: Yes, I just split an infinitive — it’s OK.) So we must choose our words and meanings carefully, which brings... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Long may our regional accents be preserved"I've sent you an invite" has me declining on principle whatever the "invite" m
Long may our regional accents be preserved
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 28 days ago
"I've sent you an invite" has me declining on principle whatever the "invite" may be for. Yes, I'm a paid-up member of the grammar police; and proud to serve the force. I lament on a regular basis the decline in our grammatical use of the English... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bill O'Reilly CorrectedIn the wake of today's Grammar Police column, I thought I would share an email
Bill O'Reilly Corrected
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
In the wake of today's Grammar Police column, I thought I would share an email that I suspect was prompted at least in part by a previous grammar column. That column, which ran in April, pointed out that what many people call a podium is actually a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Grammar Police address corp., corps and corpseI don't think I've ever addressed Corp, Corps, Corpse in a Grammar Police colum
Grammar Police address corp., corps and corpse
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
I don't think I've ever addressed Corp, Corps, Corpse in a Grammar Police column. So let's do it. I got an email from a guy who wrote: "This problem has been bugging me for years, mostly in obituaries. In fact I have been sending correction letters... Read more

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