Welcome to the first installment of a regular feature I’m calling
Write Right Monday Night.
I’ve been called a Word Nerd, a Grammar Nazi, and the Punctuation Police. I’m not sure if they were meant as insults, and I don’t really care. A clever turn of phrase or well-crafted pun can make my day. If you use “there,” “their,” and “they’re” correctly, we can be friends. If you know who Lynne Truss is, let’s get together for a coffee or a glass of wine and talk about how we can get her canonized as a saint!
I am not a professional grammarian. I’m not even sure such a profession exists. (Note to self: look into that.) I’m just someone who Continue reading