Leave it to Weird Al to make a brilliant parody about words! It sums up my personal frustrations about English usage on the Internet perfectly. This is compulsory viewing for anyone writing anything, anywhere and anytime, in English. Those who understand will laugh; as for the rest of you – TAKE NOTE!
There is only a 16% chance someone will actually read your entire blog article.
Writer: the Internet Typewriter Different things motivate writers. Many writers I know feel inspired that bit extra when it rains. Others get drunk. For reasons (not beyond exploring) I still like using vintage pen and paper; it slows down my train of thought to a more legible pace. As a guilty pleasure I go … Continue reading
Words words words! 2013 like every other year was full of keywords and buzzwords. According to the Cambridge Dictionary Online and neatly graphed into pretty graphics by Offer Pop – these are the HOTTEST of the HOT words! But be warned; just because you’re hot, doesn’t mean you’re still popular… Selfie anyone? Related articles 20+ … Continue reading
This has been long debated and I’ve been pulled-up on it by several readers. The fact is that there is still division on the subject; some dictionaries and certain publishers still choose “Web site”. There are also differences occurring between UK, US and Australian English. After doing some research, here is the overall consensus I … Continue reading