Not proofreading your work? It’s like farting in church.

It makes it awfully hard for people to pay attention to what you want to say. A while back I wrote a piece on sloppy usage and poor proofreading. Since I wrote about writers using style instead of …

How to insult people with a single word

First, let’s lose the “loose”. At the risk of sounding like that dear departed curmudgeon, Andy Rooney, I’m beginning to lose my temper over the increasingly loose misuse of “lose” and “loose”. Does this bother anyone else? Which …