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7 Famous Authors Who Made It Okay To Commit Grammar No-No's

Posted 02.20.2014 | Books

You have to learn the rules before you can break them. At least that's what our English teachers told us when we cited Dickens as a defense for our us...

11 Embarrassingly Hilarious Grammar Mistakes (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.04.2013 | Books

Today is National Grammar Day, and in order to celebrate, the software suite Grammarly solicited funny grammar gaffes from their Facebook fans and Twi...

The Grammar Mistakes You Are Probably Making In Your Final Paper

Posted 11.28.2012 | College

Writing is difficult, especially under exam duress. So how do you make sure your final paper is as great as it can be when you only have two days to w...

America's Obsession With Grammar and What It Means

Elad Nehorai | Posted 12.23.2012 | Books
Elad Nehorai

Ever since the internet has come about, it seems, and especially since the widespread use of Facebook, grammar has suddenly exploded on the scene as a cool new passion.

Why I'm Not a Grammar Freak

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 10.16.2012 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

My biggest reason for not being a grammar freak is that a grammar error has never really stopped me from understanding what's being said.

Is Your Computer Out of 'Whack'?

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 09.22.2012 | Books
William B. Bradshaw

After spending nearly half an hour using my computer to learn more about whack, I contacted several professional acquaintances, asking them where I should go to the find the definition of "whack." Every one of them said: "Look it up on the Internet."

English As She Is Spoke

American Anthropological Association | Posted 09.22.2012 | Home
American Anthropological Association

Social and cultural equality is out of our reach not because we are unable or unwilling to acknowledge and accept difference, but because we haven't yet been successful at eliminating difference.

The Phrase That Makes You Sound Like A Loser

Zoë Triska | Posted 07.21.2012 | Books
Zoë Triska

Once upon a time, I dated this guy. He was a complete douchebag. Oh, there were many signs in advance that he was scummy. He was very rarely available; seeing him was always on his terms; he never really wanted to commit, even after months of dating.

The ONE Word That Makes You Sound Stupid, Guaranteed

Zoë Triska | Posted 07.07.2012 | Books
Zoë Triska

I have something to admit: I am guilty of a horrible crime.

PHOTOS: 8 Grammar Mistakes You're Probably Making

Sue Sommer | Posted 10.25.2011 | Books
Sue Sommer

The Bugaboo Review is a lighthearted examination of usage, grammar, and spelling mistakes, the bugaboos of the English language.

Grammar Pet Peeves: Who, Whom, None Is Or Are?

Robert Lane Greene | Posted 07.22.2011 | Books
Robert Lane Greene

Many people think of language as a set of rules; break them, and you're Wrong. But that's not how language works. There are different degrees of wrongness, and there's not a bright line between the degrees.

In Defense Of Improper Grammar

More Intelligent Life | Posted 06.28.2011 | Books

I've long been the office language nerd. This isn't a terribly distinguished position. Every office has at least one person who proof-reads with extra...

Grammar Pet Peeves: The Most Cringe Worthy Mistakes Yet (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.26.2011 | Books

We admit that grammar is not always simple. After all, there are some complicated rules in the English language. The following mistakes, however, ...

Grammar Pet Peeves

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Still, there's always more mischievous mistakes making way into our language and you -- HuffPost contributors and commenters -- have never been shy with sharing.