Adjectives, Grammar, Nouns, Poor Editing, Spelling, Uncategorized

Roll Over, Reed and Kellogg

Hello to you! I hope this blog entry finds you well. As it turns out, I did not, in fact, fall off the face of the planet. I know I have been shirking my blogging duties lately, and for that I apologize. However, in my defense, the events in my life got excitingly erratic. Since… Continue reading Roll Over, Reed and Kellogg

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Adjectives, Adverbs, Grammar

Drive Safe (ly)

I was leaving the Ralph Schomp Honda dealership and came across this error. It's rather simple, really. The sign that says "PLEASE DRIVE SAFE" assaulted my grammatical senses because of an adjective/adverb mishap. Safe is technically explaining how people should be driving, and, if you remember my lesson about determining whether you have an adverb… Continue reading Drive Safe (ly)

Adjectives, Count vs. Non-Count, Grammar, Less vs. Fewer, Nouns, Poor Editing

Can You Fanta? A Lesson on Less vs. Fewer

Yay! I have the opportunity to discuss count vs. non-count nouns and the rules that accompany them. Consider today your lucky day. This mistake was on one of those new fancy pop machines in Noodles & Company. Pay special attention to the white bubble on the far right that advertises "15 calories or less." It… Continue reading Can You Fanta? A Lesson on Less vs. Fewer

Adjectives, Adverbs, Every Day/Everyday, Grammar, Spelling

American Furniture Error-House

I've been looking for this particular error, and I was ever-so pleased when I came across this one at American Furniture Warehouse. The culprit here is everyday. In this case the word everyday is serving as an adverb. How, you might ask, would I know that? Well, you see, adverbs answer certain questions like when,… Continue reading American Furniture Error-House