grammer vs grammar : Common Errors in English

About grammer vs grammar

It’s amazing how many people write to thank me for helping them withtheir “grammer.” It’s “grammar.” The word is often incorrectly used tolabel patterns of spelling and usage that have nothing to do with thestructure of language, the proper subject of grammar in the mostconservative sense. Not all bad writing is due to bad grammar.

grammar Meaning(s)

  • (n) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

grammer in News

  • Father’s Day Trivia: Which Celebrity Father Took His Daughter to a Playboy Party?

    When Kelsey Grammer took his baby daughter to a Playboy Halloween party last fall, he took a lot of heat. One of the playmates who attended the party tweeted, ""Why the f*** does Kelsey Grammer have a newborn baby at the Mansion Party!?" It didn't help that a photo surfaced on the Internet showing the cherubic infant on a red velvet sofa surrounded by plastic cocktail cups.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via omg!

grammar in News

  1. Collective nouns and the squiggly green line

    Are the grammar bots scaring us away from a long-established space-saving usage?
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. Upland gets historic donation

    ? UPLAND — Council received a donation of two eighth-grade diplomas from the 1920s issued by the Upland Grammar School. The documents were given by Karen Dauber, Emily Hall, and her son, John, all of whom trace their heritage to the borough. The sheepskins recorded the passage from lower to upper school for John’s great-grandfather, John C. Hall, and great-granduncle, William J. Hall.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Delaware County Daily Times

  3. Fab find: Grammar helper dishes

    Fab find: Plates and mugs that display the rules of grammar
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Detroit Free Press

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