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).



  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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