Nathanael Blake argued here this week that the Oxford comma is a crutch for bad writing, and I must protest. All things considered, this punctuation mark may be more divisive than partisan politics.
The Oxford comma is often superfluous and a crutch for bad writing, yet it has many partisans who want to force it on everyone.
The art of writing often stems from the joy of reading and sharing information. Growing those loves in our children is the first step.
From time to time books are written equating the downfall of a nation with certain observable events. Such is Anthony Esolen’s ‘Out of the Ashes.’
ThinkProgress’s Zack Ford thinks using pronouns that align with a trans person’s biological sex is like calling an African-American the n-word.
Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s supporters are equally bad at grammar, according to a new study that analyzed their comments on Reddit posts.
We should just dump the weaponized word ‘gender’ and say ‘sex.’ It’s the first step back to sanity in this war on our minds and bodies.
Grammar purists are wrong to treat language as a closed system of rules and words. Language is a living thing.
If you don’t know grammar, you can’t think well, says this Oxford-educated British author and tutor. And he’s here to help.
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