Mighty Red Pen

September 7, 2010

Your grammar’s too Jerseylicious

Filed under: Grammar goddess,Pop culture — mighty red pen @ 7:42 pm
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Who knew we could learn so much from the cast of “Jersey Shore”?

In case you were wondering why grammar is important, John of Vlogbrothers has the compelling answer: “Because without it, we can’t tell if Snooki is polyamorously inclined or has a secret third hand.”

And in case you were wondering whether “The Situation” is a noun, verb, or adjective, he has the answer (h/t to Grammar Girl).

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2 Comments »

  1. Sure, it’s an awkward sentence… but is one awkward sentence really compelling evidence that “she doesn’t care about the quality of discourse in our society”?

    Comment by goofy — September 8, 2010 @ 9:18 am | Reply

    • Hi Goofy, Yeah, sure, I agree it’s hyperbolic. After all, who among us can say we really truly know what’s going on in Snooki’s mind?

      Comment by mighty red pen — September 8, 2010 @ 6:02 pm | Reply


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