Writing 3.6 – Write and Wrong

Too many people spout off about too many things about which they don’t know enough.  And then there’s me.  I spout off about things about which I am certain, unlike those fools.  I mean, what do they know?  They’re just uneducated people with uneducated opinions.  Am I right?  Well, sometimes, yeah.  I suppose.  Of the…

Language Pet Peeves

Reblogged partly from my very first post, because you never saw it. ________________________________________ There are a few phrases that people are constantly using that are just plain wrong, and that may or may not be their fault.  However, what really bugs me is when I try to tell them how to fix it, but they…

– ima be ima be saying

There was this headline today on Yahoo!news that linked to a Redbook magazine story about parenting:             “Should mom be selling girl scout cookies for her daughter?” Why “be selling”?  What is wrong with “Should mom sell Girl Scout cookies for her daughter?” There’s a growing, and annoying, prevalence of “be” in language, and I’m…