Grammar is so overrated . . .

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Listen, we’re going to let you guys in on a little secret: You can really put your commas anywhere. Grammar’s all a big sham.

Intrigued? So was I!

My friend Mary Jo Tate pointed me in the direction of this amusing look at the evolution (and deterioration) of grammar and punctuation. Enjoy the chuckle!

Grammar’s Dirty Little Secret

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2 comments ↓

#1 JoJo Tabares on 04.27.11 at 12:52 pm

It IS hard to keep up with all the changes these days. I do agree that sometimes the rules can be restricting, but rules exist to help us make sense of communication. If we aren’t clear, our listeners will not understand.

“An evn iftheydo undrstnd,” they may form an opinion of us that makes it impossible for them to give us any credibility.

#2 Janet on 05.05.11 at 5:36 am

Amusing little article! One more item for the conspiracy theorists’ checklists! :)

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