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Ceridwen

Ceridwen

You kids get off my lawn. 

Bad Grammar award reveals shortlist of English language offenders

I don't know why I'm linking to this, because it's the usual laundry list of its/it's less/fewer and they're/their/there. Those things can be annoying, but they're also boring.The bad grammar prize people certainly can do better. I recently read a statement by an elected official here in Minneapolis, and the sheer amount of bad grammar, misplaced punctuation, and tortured phrasing packed into a small paragraph was awesome. 

 

I did like the cafe chain named Apostrophe screwing up an apostrophe though, because irony.