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

Author: mtdecker

Just your average writer- which is to say, I have a full-time job developing and testing software.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: