Grammar notes


WAR has been declared.  It has long been simmering with spasmodic outbreaks of invective hurled across the Great Grammatical Divide separating the two sides. But now it is out in the open. Apostrophe or no apostrophe, that is the question (as the greatest source of precise English would likely have defined it). It is no longer a matter of fusillades of mud-slinging between grammarians and the anti-punctuation heretics. It is now a costly matter of law. To be settled in the courts, no less. One more battleground in the widening split between the woke and non-woke. And all because one… Continue reading

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