Category Archives: weather

Positive Language about Tropical Storm Isaac

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities Being a meteorologist and writer, I sometimes confuse myself, so let’s be clear: This is a language-related weather post, not a weather-related … Continue reading

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Off Topic: How to Use Snow to Your Advantage

By  Paul Yeager, author of Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities This is completely off-topic, but since so many of us have had to deal with more snow than we may like, I’m here to help. Use snow as an … Continue reading

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White Christmas for Many This Year

By Paul Yeager, author of Weather Whys: Facts, Myths and Oddities I know that I recently talked about the fact that not everyone celebrates Christmas, but I don’t think that means the holiday should be ignored. Many people care about … Continue reading

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Turkey of a Myth

By  Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever We have often noted that often repeated language and grammar errors seem to become “correct” usage. Wouldn’t it be weird if math used that philosophy? When enough people said … Continue reading

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Language And Grammar Resources (and More)

In case you hadn’t noticed, we changed the look of the blog recently. The most recent template didn’t highlight the pages on the site as well as this one does, so let me introduce (or re-introduce) some of the pages … Continue reading

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Awesome Hurricane Katrina Video

By Paul Yeager, author of Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities and Cloudy and Cool. Awesome is often used to mean something incredibly good, but technically, it means something that inspires awe of any type. When I saw that the … Continue reading

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Common Grammar Errors

Since we changed the design of the site, I know that some of our other pages are not as obvious as they were in the past, but they’re still there, including: Sherry’s Grammar List, which includes a heavy dose of … Continue reading

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