"Woe is me" is grammatically incorrect.
ummwhat: It would be like saying “me is woe.” The correct terminology would be “woe is I,” the equivoque of “I am woe.” Lrn 2 English.
textsfromlastnight: (703): fucking a dude (703): i mean: fucking a, dude (703): wow, that comma made all the difference there I think we’ve all learned an important lesson today, kids: commas, saving you from gay sex since the 16th century.
British government spells end of 'i before e' rule →
It’s a spelling mantra that generations of schoolchildren have learned — “i before e, except after c.” But new British government guidance tells teachers not to pass on the rule to students, because there are too many exceptions. Way to confuse the crap out of everybody even further, Britain. [via Mignon Fogarty (@GrammarGirl) on Twitter]
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ginobambino: jessicapetunia: A really fascinating article on the cross-linguistic differences between things like space, time and gender. This is really interesting. Thank you for the link!
Woah is me ≠ Woe is me
True eloquence, indeed, does not consist in speech. It cannot be brought from...– Daniel Webster
Hear the meaning within the word.– William Shakespeare
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The poor abused question mark (?) finds itself in the most mysterious of places. Consider this sentence: Guess how many jellybeans I had for breakfast. So many people plop a question mark on the end. They’re wrong. That’s an imperative form (a command or directive), not an interrogative (question). You are telling your audience to do something; therefore, it takes a period. It could be put in...
If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe...– Doug Larson (via simko) (via jessicachu)
Setup vs set up
Setup is a noun What kind of stereo setup do you have? Set up is a verb I’m too lazy to set up my tv. Somebody set us up the bomb.
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After all these years you finally have the courage and opportunity to write the email announcing that you and you alone have single handedly saved the company from utter disaster. You’re excited, you type it, you spell check it, and you hit send. Everything is great except that your gold star memo has dangling modifiers, double negatives and run-on sentences colliding with each other. ...
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