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Interview: A New Definition, Thanks to Randy Moss

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever I love it when professional athletes talk. If it’s not a humorous mixture of mangled cliches and mixed metaphors, then it’s some outlandish, self-centered statement that only a media … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Kids Shop and Drive

This is an off-topic post about the most annoying invention in the grocery store since the little sprinklers that turn on every time you reach for a carrot: the oversized shopping cart that allows a child to pretend to drive … Continue reading

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Humorous Resume Mistakes

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever Who doesn’t enjoy a little humor related to funny typos, mistakes, and wacky statements on a resume or cover letter–except for those who made the mistake and didn’t get … Continue reading

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Fake AP Stylebook

Fellow grammar and language geeks might enjoy a twitter page called the Fake AP Stylebook, where humorous (well, at least supposedly humorous) contributions are given to a Fake AP Stylebook. Some of the content is genuinely funny, such as: The … Continue reading

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Hubris–Definition in Real Life

Hubris is defined, by the New Oxford American Dictionary, as “excessive pride or self-confidence,” and a British man is a living example of the word. A criminal suspect actually sent the police an updated photo for his own wanted poster … Continue reading

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Just In Case…

Just in case you haven’t yet tired of the spoofs of Kanye West at the MTV Video Music Awards last week, here’s one more–it turns out he doesn’t like our site as much as Beyonce’s: http://kanyelicious.appspot.com/http://languageandgrammar.com The image was courtesty … Continue reading

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What Did the Pot Call the Kettle?

I’ve said it before, and I’m sure that I’ll say it again:  We all make mistakes, so we at languageandgrammar.com don’t usually play the gotcha game when we see a mistake; however, there are instances when language and grammar mistakes … Continue reading

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