Posts tagged "grammar"

Jay Z’s Hyphen Seeks Understanding Apostrophe Friend

Fun fact: Jay Z apparently did away with his Jay-Z hyphen around three years ago. Of course, most of us didn’t pay attention. We liked the hyphen. We wanted it…

Julie Gerstein | August 1, 2013 - 11:40 am

Your Grammar Still Sucks, Seriously

Jack, of JacksFilms, has made a career out of making fun of poorly written, badly worded, mostly illiterate Internet comments. For instance, there’s a disturbingly high number of people who…

Julie Gerstein | May 22, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Be My Boyfriend: JacksFilms Dude Is The Ultimate Grammarian

I admit I’m even a little nervous writing this, because Jack of JacksFilms is generally concerned with only one thing — the paltry grammar of internet commenters and social networkers.

Julie Gerstein | January 28, 2013 - 9:20 am

Flowers For The Etitor-In-Chef

A friend of mine received a lovely bouquet of flowers from her bosses, congratulating her on a job well done. Ally is an editor of a new travel magazine, and…

Julie Gerstein | August 30, 2012 - 1:40 pm

A History Of Umlauts In Pop Music

Lady Gaga didn’t think one video for “Yoü and I” was enough, so she has also created six “fashion films” about each of the vid’s assorted characters. She’s…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 21, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Grammar 101 With Courtney Stodden

Courtney Stodden’s Twitter, the gift that keeps on giving. Last week, Courtney’s super sexy sensual tweets taught me how to take my own 140 character purple prose up a notch, but I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 7, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Why It’s Probably Not Smart To Go Toe-To-Toe With A Teacher

Face it, man, you’re never going to win this one.

Julie Gerstein | August 19, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Fashion Fail: If Your Bad At Grammar, So Am I

I know I am not immune to the occasional grammatical mistake. On a day when a lot is going on at work and I’m in a rush to get something…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 24, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Top 10 Celebrity Names That Irritate Copy Editors

Yesterday, just after Ami’s post “What Was Your Best Day Of 2010?” went live, a friend kindly emailed me to tell me that Miike Snow was misspelled. I appreciate her…

Joanne Hinkel | December 17, 2010 - 9:00 pm