Neologism: Make up an Alternate Meaning for Your Favorite Word!

Abdicate (v.), to give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach. So go ahead, make up some of your own. I like to change the words I don't like. Word play will make you think, giggle, and roll those eyes. Only American English can provide so much free entertainment!

Grammar Giggles

  Say what you mean and mean what you say. Oh, if I had a nickel for the times I've heard that. But it's true, right? English is a complex language. Phrases are easily turned around. Think before you speak. Or at least proofread all your signs! I wouldn't want to be the manager at … Continue reading Grammar Giggles

Grammar Giggles

How many times have you been confused when reading too many pronouns and names? Take this sentence for example: After buying some rare books for her friends, Judy put them on a shelf.  Um, did Judy put her friends on the shelf or the books? Let's try it again. After buying some books, Judy put … Continue reading Grammar Giggles

Grammar Giggles

I love the memes that make you laugh at yourself. And I love coming across something I didn't know or had never noticed. How many times have you heard someone say, "I'm unthawing a roast for dinner." Think about it. To thaw, to defrost, soften. So if someone unthaws an item, they freeze it. Nauseous and nauseated … Continue reading Grammar Giggles