True Life: The Downfall of a Former Grammar Nazi (via Jenn in Japan)

I love to read commentaries about grammar but this one is particularly interesting. Jenn in Japan has been converted to possibly the most difficult language to master by others, Japanese. But I must applaud her, with her mastery of English in hand I imagine that she should conqueror the complexities of the Kanji.

True Life: The Downfall of a Former Grammar Nazi I am a lover and defender of words. I always have been and I thought I always would be. I used to speak and write with confidence and efficiency. Though I am admittedly long-winded and wordy, a grievous annoyance to many a prof with a stack of Freshman Comp I papers to sort through, I was thankful to never have a problem conjuring up artistic and scholarly metaphors, similes, or allusions. I was extremely careful to maintain the proper tense thro … Read More

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Social Studies and English Assistant Professor at Model Lab School, EKU. My interests include education technology, social media in the classroom, politics, creativity studies, comic books, and writing.

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