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#Grammar

Only True Grammar Nerds Will Get Over 80% In This Quiz
# Comma Sense
# Comma Sense

Only True Grammar Nerds Will Get Over 80% In This Quiz

Jul 23rd 2016, 1:00 PM 29,960 Views 17 Comments

Pedants unite!

11 tattoos that prove grammar is important
# Many Regrets
# Many Regrets

11 tattoos that prove grammar is important

Sep 26th 2015, 9:30 AM 8,582 Views 5 Comments

Our eyes.

15 crimes against the apostrophe that will anger every grammar nerd
# Fail
# Fail

15 crimes against the apostrophe that will anger every grammar nerd

Sep 14th 2015, 1:15 PM 7,622 Views 4 Comments

*eye twitches*

A Gaelic grammar blunder means this sign reads 'Welcome to Penis Island'
# Gaelicked Into Shape
# Gaelicked Into Shape

A Gaelic grammar blunder means this sign reads 'Welcome to Penis Island'

Aug 24th 2015, 2:32 PM 5,232 Views 7 Comments

ALL ABOARD THE FERRY TO PENIS ISLAND!

How Well Do You Know Your Apostrophes?
# Quiz
# Quiz

How Well Do You Know Your Apostrophes?

Aug 3rd 2015, 9:30 AM 9,730 Views 6 Comments

You’re hardly the type to mix up your and you’re. Or are you?

This Women's World Cup banner demonstrates why punctuation is important
# Comma On
# Comma On

This Women's World Cup banner demonstrates why punctuation is important

Jun 26th 2015, 10:14 AM 4,642 Views 3 Comments

*spit take*

13 grammar fails that will make your brain hurt
# NO NO NO
# NO NO NO

13 grammar fails that will make your brain hurt

Jun 18th 2015, 1:09 PM 7,965 Views 1 Comment

“aaaaaaaaAAAAaAAAAARRRRGGGHH” – nerds

Woman writes in to newspaper to correct grieving woman's grammar
# Grammar Garda
# Grammar Garda

Woman writes in to newspaper to correct grieving woman's grammar

Nov 24th 2014, 9:42 AM 4,193 Views 3 Comments

How kind.

How Good At Grammar Are You?
# Back 2 Skool
# Back 2 Skool

How Good At Grammar Are You?

Oct 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 63,650 Views 71 Comments

Do you know your dangling participle from your elbow? Find out in here.

11 apostrophe fails that will enrage the grammar pedant in you
# Apostrophe Catastrophe
# Apostrophe Catastrophe

11 apostrophe fails that will enrage the grammar pedant in you

Aug 15th 2014, 1:00 PM 42,419 Views 50 Comments

Happy International Apostrophe Day! (We think.)

Opinion: Does learning a second language lead to a new identity?
# Language
From TheJournal.ie
# Language

Opinion: Does learning a second language lead to a new identity?

Aug 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 773 Views 21 Comments

Speakers can feel liberated by the ‘voice’ they discover in a new language.

Kelsey Grammer joined Twitter and immediately began correcting people's grammar
# Oh Dear God
# Oh Dear God

Kelsey Grammer joined Twitter and immediately began correcting people's grammar

Jul 1st 2014, 9:08 AM 4,951 Views 2 Comments

This is really happening.

7 simple grammar rules EVERYONE should know
# Top Of The Class
# Top Of The Class

7 simple grammar rules EVERYONE should know

Apr 13th 2014, 9:30 AM 70,461 Views 119 Comments

Grammar is fun! Well, not really. But it helps.

Spelling, grammar and punctuation are problems for Irish students
# Leaving Certificate
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# Leaving Certificate

Spelling, grammar and punctuation are problems for Irish students

Apr 4th 2014, 12:01 PM 14,923 Views 110 Comments

A report from the SEC also found that Shakespeare’s Macbeth is still the most popular text among Higher Level English students.

Sligo claim Connacht Schools Senior Cup after tense final replay
# Schools Rugby
From The42
# Schools Rugby

Sligo claim Connacht Schools Senior Cup after tense final replay

Mar 27th 2014, 5:24 PM 3,968 Views 0 Comments

A late try from Jake Sexton, converted by Matthew Cosgrove, secured a 10th title for Grammar.

Here's why commas are extremely important
# Commas
# Commas

Here's why commas are extremely important

Mar 22nd 2014, 2:22 PM 6,913 Views 1 Comment

Oh, Fox News. Oh.

This St Patrick's Day t-shirt has one patriotic grammar fail
# Your Irish
# Your Irish

This St Patrick's Day t-shirt has one patriotic grammar fail

Feb 19th 2014, 12:13 PM 8,082 Views 1 Comment

The grammar Gardaí have been notified.

You can now buy this grammatically questionable t-shirt in Penneys
# Hello Boy's
# Hello Boy's

You can now buy this grammatically questionable t-shirt in Penneys

Nov 18th 2013, 3:45 PM 14,451 Views 9 Comments

Someone employ a t-shirt spellchecker, STAT.

6 of the most arresting tweets from the Grammar Garda
# Nee Naw Nee Naw
# Nee Naw Nee Naw

6 of the most arresting tweets from the Grammar Garda

Oct 13th 2013, 1:00 PM 29,788 Views 166 Comments

Apostrophe abuse? There are penalty points for that.

None of these people know the difference between 'your' and 'you're'
# Your Fired
# Your Fired

None of these people know the difference between 'your' and 'you're'

Aug 16th 2013, 9:30 PM 23,893 Views 109 Comments

So many apostrophe fails. And feels.

Organisers say "main focus" of Friday at Electric Picnic is the main stage
# My Bloody Festival
# My Bloody Festival

Organisers say "main focus" of Friday at Electric Picnic is the main stage

Aug 15th 2013, 5:20 PM 2,021 Views 1 Comment

The Friday evening lineup appears smaller that previous years.

Someone at TV3 doesn't know the difference between 'your' and 'you're'
# Your Kidding
# Your Kidding

Someone at TV3 doesn't know the difference between 'your' and 'you're'

Aug 15th 2013, 3:38 PM 34,991 Views 149 Comments

Ah HERE!

15 examples of the Grammar Police at their most obnoxious
# *can't *stop
# *can't *stop

15 examples of the Grammar Police at their most obnoxious

Jul 26th 2013, 6:00 PM 26,439 Views 136 Comments

Have a look and decide for yourself.

Toddlers' speech is far more advanced than previously thought
# Mouths Of Babes
From TheJournal.ie
# Mouths Of Babes

Toddlers' speech is far more advanced than previously thought

Jun 17th 2013, 7:52 PM 16,100 Views 23 Comments

The sound of toddlers babbling might seem like random sounds but is actually much more sophisticated than previously thought, according to a new study.

The Evening Fix... now with added curse words
# Evening Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# Evening Fix

The Evening Fix... now with added curse words

May 13th 2013, 7:02 PM 8,761 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 11 most perfect collective nouns for animals
# Romp Of Otters
# Romp Of Otters

The 11 most perfect collective nouns for animals

Mar 8th 2013, 9:30 PM 57,575 Views 73 Comments

Who comes up with these?

12 catastrophic spelling and grammar fails
# Morto
# Morto

12 catastrophic spelling and grammar fails

Mar 4th 2013, 10:00 PM 45,002 Views 91 Comments

To make you wince. (Also, laugh.)

Primary school kids correct typo-ridden tweets of NFL players
# Different Class
From The42
# Different Class

Primary school kids correct typo-ridden tweets of NFL players

Feb 2nd 2013, 12:55 PM 2,307 Views 2 Comments

How do you spell NFL again?

The burning question*: How do you pronounce 'yoghurt'?
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

The burning question*: How do you pronounce 'yoghurt'?

Aug 6th 2012, 12:00 PM 38,667 Views 52 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Accountants cite bad spelling, formatting and grammar as worst CV offences
# Recruitment
From TheJournal.ie
# Recruitment

Accountants cite bad spelling, formatting and grammar as worst CV offences

May 30th 2012, 6:40 AM 3,163 Views 30 Comments

A survey of accountants has found that the majority rate CVs as average with 80 per cent of recruiters in the industry dismissing a candidate’s chances immediately due to a badly prepared curriculum vitae.

Waterstone's to ditch the apostrophe from its name
# Why God Why
# Why God Why

Waterstone's to ditch the apostrophe from its name

Jan 12th 2012, 3:20 PM 6,735 Views 42 Comments

Waterstone’s says dropping the apostrophe is “more versatile and practical” in a digital world.

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?
# Oxford Comma
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# Oxford Comma

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?

Jun 30th 2011, 8:31 PM 3,348 Views 31 Comments

Grammar fans react angrily to the scrapping of the Oxford comma – but what on earth is it?