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The Angry Grammarian: Forgetting Sarah Palinnew

Perhaps the most prized spoil of the election is the richest word to enter the lexicon in a long time. Like all the best neologisms, it's descriptive, it's self-explanatory and it just makes you feel so good: "Palinfreude."
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jeffrey Barg  |  11-17-2008  |  Commentary

The Angry Grammarian: Punctuationnew

Has your National Punctuation Day hangover worn off yet?
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jeffrey Barg  |  10-07-2008  |  Advice

The Angry Grammarian: Happy National Punctuation Day!new

O come all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant about the wonders of punctuation!
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jeffrey Barg  |  09-22-2008  |  Advice

The Angry Grammarian: I Copyedited the Lawnew

And the law won.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jeffrey Barg  |  09-08-2008  |  Advice

The Angry Grammarian: Grammar Nerds and Computer Nerds Unite!new

It was a tragic week for grammar. Beleaguered Internet readers had their hopes momentarily lifted, only to get them smashed just as quickly.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jeffrey Barg  |  08-25-2008  |  Advice

The Angry Grammarian: Words We Missnew

Good words are like muscles. They can be really strong and beautiful, but if you don't use 'em, they'll atrophy and eventually disappear.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jeffrey Barg  |  07-28-2008  |  Advice

The Angry Grammarian: The Rumpus Crowns a Champnew

Started last November, the Angry Grammarian Great Scrabulous Tournament Challenge Rumpus—a Facebook-based Scrabble competition--whittled 120 original competitors down to one final champ.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jeffrey Barg  |  07-14-2008  |  Commentary

The Angry Grammarian: White People Love Grammarnew

I’m white. Always have been. So imagine my excitement when “Grammar” was recently featured on the ever-popular Stuff White People Like blog.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jeffrey Barg  |  05-27-2008  |  Commentary

Lawrence A. Weinstein Explores the Essence of Grammarnew

Grammar for the Soul points out that simple words can have awesome power.
Tucson Weekly  |  Irene Messina  |  05-07-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Speaking Our Languagenew

An admitted grammar geek tries seeing the world through the lens of evolving language.
Metroland  |  Miriam Axel-Lute  |  03-10-2006  |  Commentary

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