Tag Archives: off topic

Subjunctive as a Way of Life!

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities We’ve written about the subjunctive a couple of times (Subjunctive Uses Were, Not Was and I Wish I Was Wrong, But I’m … Continue reading

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Creepy Christmas Carols

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we here at Everything Language and Grammar tend to think that we’re too obsessed with … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Fritters

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities It’s time for my semi-annual reminder that not all Americans celebrate Christian Holidays (Easter Is a Religious Holiday and Not Everyone Celebrates … Continue reading

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Autumn in Central Pennsylvania, Part Two

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities It was just two years ago that we shared some pictures of snow in central Pennsylvania during autumn, and here we go … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween and Fall!

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities What better way to celebrate the undead than with free candy for everyone, which is why Halloween is a great holiday. It … Continue reading

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Palmero’s Pizza Not-So-Organic Cooking Instructions

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever I know that all cooking instructions leave some room in the directions for the variability of ovens, individual done-ness preferences, etc., but Palmero’s Organic Pizza seems to have taken … Continue reading

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The World Is Still Going to End, According to Camping

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever I know this has nothing to do with language, but I thought that you’d like to know that the world is still coming to an end, at least according … Continue reading

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Cancel the Ham, and Call Dominos Because Jesus Loves Pizza

According to the photo gallery in an AOL News story (Praise Cheesus! Face of Jesus Appears in Three-Cheese Pizza), Jesus loves pizza (perfect for Easter dinner). Jesus also loves: Christmas candy (who doesn’t?) Slightly overcooked chicken. (Why don’t Foreman grills … Continue reading

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Super Ad Sunday–Greatest Advertising Scam in History

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever The commercials during the Super Bowl have seemingly become so important that perhaps we should call the day Super Ad Sunday, but I don’t understand the one-day obsession with … 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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