Prescriptivist vs. Descriptivist — Which Are You?

I must admit to a mad grammar-nerd crush on Steven Pinker (crazy Einstein hair and all!). I was first introduced to his work in a fascinating class I took in college, “Language Acquisition and Processing,” which taught us how children learn language.  One of the texts used in the class was Pinker’s The Language Instinct: […]

It was tense

A little grammar nerd humor….

It’s amazing how much word geekiness can be found on Facebook….this one cracks me up every time I look at it. (You may be saying “Wow, it doesn’t take much to amuse that girl!” Yeah, you’d be right.)