Funny headlines

These headlines have been doing the rounds for a while, and are allegedly real: Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over Minders Refuse to Work after Death Juvenile Read more…

36 grammatical tips

Always avoid annoying alliteration. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with. Avoid clichés like the plague. (They’re old hat.) Employ the vernacular. Eschew ampersands & abbreviations, etc. Parenthetical remarks (however relevant) are (usually) unnecessary. It is wrong to ever split an infinitive. Contractions aren’t necessary and shouldn’t be used. Read more…

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