Grammar Nazi is a bit harsh... Let's make "Grammar Stormstrooper" a thing.

Grammar Nazi is a bit harsh... Let's make "Grammar Stormstrooper" a thing.

In both its spoken and written forms, the English language is constantly evolving. Grammar – the system and structure that underpin communications – and linguistics – the science of its study – can help us make sense of these shifts and changes. We talk with experts in each field about the quirks, foibles, understanding and glory of the written and spoken word.

Guests

  • Mary Norris Author, “Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen;” copy editor, the New Yorker
  • Cynthia Gordon Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics; Georgetown University

Poll | What's More Annoying: Poor Grammar Or Grammar Freaks?

Meet Mary Norris: Comma Queen

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