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

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Apostrophes, Facebook Transgressions, Grammar, Poor Editing, Pronoun/Antecedent, Spelling

Facebook — Just, Yeah . . .

I usually stick to writing that I observe in public, but a friend of mine supplied me with this beauty, and I couldn't pass up the teachable moment. First, I have one thing to say: "Watson, get me my red pen -- stat!" (We will tackle mixed metaphors another day.) Okay, now that I feel… Continue reading Facebook — Just, Yeah . . .