How to fight grammar zombies
Posted: 31 October 2012 07:03 AM   [ Ignore ]
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http://blog.brandpoint.com/2012/10/02/how-to-fight-grammar-zombies-no-firearms-required/

Brief but pleasant article by Ann Meany

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Posted: 31 October 2012 10:25 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Except she doesn’t manage to avoid the zombie quote from Winston Churchill. (It was actually stated by an anonymous British civil servant, c. 1943, who scribbled it in the margin of a report some editor had sent back to him for revision because he had ended a sentence with a preposition.)

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Posted: 01 November 2012 05:01 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I’m tired of zombies.  For that matter, I’m tired of vampires too.  Go away, the lot of you!  Shoo!

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Posted: 01 November 2012 05:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Same. For me, it’s werewolves or nothing.

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Posted: 01 November 2012 02:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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To each his own. Ghouls are more my thing.

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