Hi, fellow grammar grinches! This week the Grammar Cop presents an All-Suburban gaffe-fest! Yes, our local weekly, The Suburban, has outdone itself lately. Here are the offensive items.
Okay, this isn’t really going to be about the entire land of my birth. That would actually be Canada! No, I’m just going to share a few memories of our apartment at 5998 Park Avenue where I was brought home from the hospital at one week of age, and lived until the age of four, when we moved further west.
Welcome to our 52nd edition of Friday Follies! The Grammar Cop is proud to have reached the cusp of a one-year milestone. But she is not proud that the longevity of this feature means that errors still abound! Ah, well. ‘Tis my lot to point out gaffes and make snarky remarks about them, I guess. So here we go once again.
Montreal used to be a bilingual city. It now has a unilingual-French “face” which is better for its majority-French-speaking citizens, I suppose, but not so wonderful for all the speakers of English, Italian, Greek, Chinese, and so on, who still live here.
Welcome back, lovely people. Today the Grammar Cop wishes to air her frustration over certain repeated errors in the media. They (Note: “media” is plural!) should know better.
In honour of the six-month anniversary of this post, I’m going to reblog it. I still feel this way – unfortunately.
We Canadians are a pretty observant bunch, generally speaking. My friends and I, for example, have been steadily observing the election-year craziness south of our border, and it’s become exceedingly clear that you actually have not just one country, but two…
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