Friday, August 10, 2007


Am I the only person in America who understands the correct usage of prepositions??

Here in Ohio, we were bombarded by a radio commercial enjoining us to contact our state legislature in support of legislation to give a choice in cable TV service. Only problem was, this commercial drove me absolutely nuts! It phrased it as a “choice to cable TV”. Arrgh!!

I was reading a financial advise website when I came upon this phrase: “Although the spouse with the bad credit may be resentful for this kind of treatment,…” No, the spouse may by resentful _of_ this kind of treatment.

One of my favorite books is “Eats, Shoots and Leaves” by Lynn Truss, a Brit, with a no-nonsense yet hysterically funny take on punctuation. I highly recommend it!

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