Grammar Police

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FOX 59 Indianapolis
A highway to hell: 13 songs to get you ready for Halloweenlike mine/ They were born and then they lived and then they died/ Which seems s
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
like mine/ They were born and then they lived and then they died/ Which seems so unfair I want to cry.” Members of the grammar police will be terrified to find out the song was misspelled on purpose. Love him or hate him, it would be a crime... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sardinia Est Magna Insulafigure? “Liddle Bob Corker?” More environmental protections stripped? One of t
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
figure? “Liddle Bob Corker?” More environmental protections stripped? One of the best havens from all this, for me, is the Grammar Police. Amazingly, I get more response to those columns than I do to almost any political observations I offer. I’ve... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
20 Questions with Kendra Madsenhave missed my calling as an editor. I won’t mention any names, but various fri
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
have missed my calling as an editor. I won’t mention any names, but various friends and family often refer to me as the “grammar police”! 3. What person has influenced your life the most? My mother was an amazing influence. A great desire of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Saved AgainThanks to my Grammar Police and blooper columns, I routinely receive emails fro
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
Thanks to my Grammar Police and blooper columns, I routinely receive emails from readers who want to complain about the newspaper’s copy editing. The gist usually is: “Don’t you people have editors anymore? I can’t believe how many mistakes I’m... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bloopers: Please don't throw your teacherown bloopers, which invariably are seized on gleefully by our readers. Several
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
own bloopers, which invariably are seized on gleefully by our readers. Several of them jumped on this one, from a recent Grammar Police column. Writing about the difference between wreaking and reeking, I wrote: "This is a great reminder of why... Read more

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