Sunday, March 15, 2009

How’s my grammar?

Did you know that March 4th was National Grammar Day in the US?

National Grammar Day is an event sponsored by the Society for the
Promotion of Good Grammar (SPOGG) and MSN Encarta to encourage “people to think about language and how it can be used best.”

Last fall, SPOGG founder Martha Brockenbrough released a book called Things That Make Us (Sic): The Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar takes on Madison Avenue, Hollywood, the White House, and the World that wittily documents and laments instances of poor grammar and includes letters written to high-profile grammar offenders.

If this sounds up your alley, you might also enjoy these titles - some serious, some more lighthearted:
Now, if you’ll pardon me, I must recheck my grammar in this post.

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