Dear John: Punctuation Matters


One more graphic example of why punctuation matters.

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Inalienable or Unalienable: Either Way, What Does It Mean?


We all know the words “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights…” But who knows what unalienable really means? And shouldn’t it be inalienable?

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Pitying the Passionate Grammar Snob


When it comes to grammar, can’t we all just get along?

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Where Did OK Come From?


Words are fascinating, but one of the frustrations that comes with etymology — the  study of word origins — is …

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