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  • Grammar with music

    I was reminded of this sweet old song, To Know Him Is To Love Him, while reading about grammar. No kidding. And the grammarian even referred to this song: I Put a Spell on You. (The Creedence Clearwater Revival version at the end of this post.) What has music, or magic spells, got to do […]

  • Copulative conjunctions and more

    Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies by June Casagrande This book is as entertaining as Eats, Shoots & Leaves. In fact, it’s naughtier. June Casagrande not only devotes a chapter to “copulative conjuctions” (about which more later); she has another chapter titled “I’m Writing This While Naked”. There’s this scene as well: Male student: You […]