Grammar Groans

A Rose by Any Other Spelling…Is Not a Rose

It’s something of a curse to care about correct spelling and word usage. It’s like the proverbial fingernails on the blackboard to see words misused…especially by those with college degrees. …

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Letter on Grammar Published in DM News

Those of us who are cursed with a knowledge of correct word usage and spelling cringe every time (not “everytime”) we read copy filled with errors. Social media in particular …

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On the Podium

As I watched the Olympics, I was pleased to see a record being set for the correct usage of the word “podium.” Before each awards ceremony, the announcers said that …

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