February 5, 2018 Day 36 – 42 Flash 2018

So… I’m taking a Grammar course and the teacher is of the ‘don’t be afraid of Grammar’ and ‘They aren’t rules, think of them as guidelines.  No, you do not say this to someone who is an editor!  I’m not the greatest editor and I can’t edit my own stuff… but Harbrace, the Comma Sutra and Chicago Elements of style have something to say about all that.

The instructor (a linguist)  reminds us that there are many different English Grammars and all I’m thinking is ‘Proper’ and ‘WRONG’
Today’s Prompt: Meaningless rules that actually mean something