Overcorrection. It’s a natural human inclination. If you throw me a heavy ball I catch in my right hand and then throw me a heavy ball I catch in my left hand, I will lean right, lean left, and then balance myself to the middle eventually. There was a time (I want to say it… Continue reading Sometimes so-and-so and me is okay.
The English language changes. It’s a fact of life. Much as grammarians and pedants would love for it to stay the same, it changes. I understand that change is inevitable—I don’t have to like the change, though. I have finally embraced the verb impact, and I still cringe when someone says something was [insert adverb]… Continue reading The noun disconnect
There are two instances in which I have had this jumbled-word paragraph brought to my attention: Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a… Continue reading Efficient communication is a worthy goal