Posted by The Logophile
Supposedly, the worst thing a writer can do is overuse commas. I think that the right thing to do now, is to remove the title suffix “W” from my name. Sadly, I can no longer be referred to as a writer.
After reviewing some of my previous posts, I have come to the conclusion that my teachers were correct. Way back in grade school grammar classes, I was labeled as the Comma Crazy student. And only now, after years of denial, I finally admit that it is true. It’s a big step to say that a teacher is right. We all know they, like our parents, are always wrong. However, I’m afraid in this case they were right and have described me perfectly. Only this once, of course. Read the rest of this entry →