While I seem to be pursuing a color theme lately (see my last post, “Why Are Green Lights Green?”) I thought of an old 70’s song written by Richard Leigh and made famous by Crystal Gayle called “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?” Interestingly, according to Wikipedia, Crystal Gayle, herself. has blue eyes.Continue reading Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?
I wish I had a dollar every time I’ve heard the relative pronoun “that” used to refer to a person. I tell you, it’s just about enough to make me want to slap my own forehead repeatedly. Then again, being subjected to such atrocious grammar is painful enough.Continue reading Grammar Rant: “That” Vs. “Who/Whom”
I would of gone to the party, but I had to save the planet from certain doom.
No, no, a thousand times, NO! Allow me to explain.Continue reading Grammar Rant: Would/Could/Should Have*
This is one of the few things I remember from high school chemistry class. I would like to share it with you:Continue reading Poor Johnny