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Breaking News: Bank Robber Decides to Not Wait for Police

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever Headline in today’s Daily Collegian, which is the excellent student newspaper at Penn State: Bank Robber Flees Scene. I have to admit that I was not surprised by that–rarely … 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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Warmer and Colder Temperartures

I’m a meteorologist and author (Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities), and I know I’ve said it, but, technically, temperatures cannot be warmer or colder. A temperature is a number, which means that it can be higher or lower, not … Continue reading

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Weather Whys in Bookstores

We can’t live on language and grammar alone, so please let me share my exciting news with you. My weather book, Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities is available in bookstores (and online) now. I think that anyone who’s interested in the … Continue reading

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A Chicken in Every Pot, and Weather Whys in Every Bathroom

As regular readers of the blog are undoubtedly aware by now, my weather book, Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities, will be in book stores in just a couple of days (March 2, to be exact). One of the advance-sale … Continue reading

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White Christmas and Global Warming

I know. I know. You’re thinking that this post has absolutely nothing to do with grammar or language, and I want to assure you that you are absolutely correct. It’s not relevant to the blog; it’s relevant to the blogger, … Continue reading

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Comment on Comments

Behavior We know that there is a tendency for discussions on the Internet to become personal, petty arguments and attacks, but we’ve been lucky. Nearly everyone leaving a comment on our blog has been respectful and polite (thank you), but … Continue reading

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