Archives for June 2008

Grammar Wars III: Return of Newspeak

Grammar Wars III: Return of Newspeak

You knew this was going to happen, right? Hopefully, it won't mean I come back in a few years with three more posts that grossly disappoint everyone. The reason for yet another grammar article was, you guessed it, another embarrassing gaff on my part. As before, I believe it illustrates another … [Read more...]

Grammar Wars II – The Editor Strikes Back

Grammar Wars II – The Editor Strikes Back

Last week's Grammar Wars post was extremely popular amongst old and new readers. Yet it wasn't free of problems, revealing a couple of other points worth exploring. Plus, the obvious sequel title was just too tempting. "Ern" left a comment on the original article pointing out a mistake so basic I … [Read more...]

Grammar Wars

Grammar Wars

Although, by night, I may pose as a mild-mannered blogger and amateur scriptwriter, by day I work as copywriter and online editor for Netregistry. Therefore, I was a little surprised to receive the following comment on a recent promotional piece I wrote to launch the new web copy service. May I … [Read more...]