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#Grammar

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

ALL ABOARD THE FERRY TO PENIS ISLAND!

How Well Do You Know Your Apostrophes?

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

13 grammar fails that will make your brain hurt

“aaaaaaaaAAAAaAAAAARRRRGGGHH” – nerds

How Good At Grammar Are You?

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

11 apostrophe fails that will enrage the grammar pedant in you

Happy International Apostrophe Day! (We think.)

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

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

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

7 simple grammar rules EVERYONE should know

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

From TheJournal.ie Spelling, grammar and punctuation are problems for Irish students Leaving Certificate

Spelling, grammar and punctuation are problems for Irish students

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

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

Sligo claim Connacht Schools Senior Cup after tense final replay

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

Here's why commas are extremely important

Oh, Fox News. Oh.

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

The grammar GardaĆ­ have been notified.

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

Someone employ a t-shirt spellchecker, STAT.

6 of the most arresting tweets from the Grammar Garda

Apostrophe abuse? There are penalty points for that.

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

So many apostrophe fails. And feels.

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

The Friday evening lineup appears smaller that previous years.

15 examples of the Grammar Police at their most obnoxious

Have a look and decide for yourself.

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

Toddlers' speech is far more advanced than previously thought

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

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

The Evening Fix... now with added curse words

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

The 11 most perfect collective nouns for animals

Who comes up with these?

12 catastrophic spelling and grammar fails

To make you wince. (Also, laugh.)

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

Primary school kids correct typo-ridden tweets of NFL players

How do you spell NFL again?

The burning question*: How do you pronounce 'yoghurt'? Dilemma This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'? Oxford Comma

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?

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