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October 7, 2014

Tuesday Titters: they’re over there with their group

by Janie Jones

I have never been a grammar nazi, and I don’t ever try to convince anyone, much less myself, that I have flawless English. Generally I get the basics of grammar, whether or not I catch my mistakes when editing is another story.  And while some of the more obscure particulars often elude me (commas are my arch enemy), I would like to think that I have a somewhat better than average grasp.  When I do make mistakes in my written grammar I am embarrassed, and I must admit I am rather disdainful of the pathetic writing skills of many of the younger generation.  Yesterday I had a grammar test in my Advanced Writing class, so soon we will see just how much I know and don’t know.

Until then, here’s a joke for you all:


Q: What do you say when you are comforting a grammar nazi?

A: There, Their, They’re