Random Thursday: Words, werds (,) and wurds

Random Thursday (ˈrandəm ˈTHərzdā): the day on which Sarah plunks down all the odd bits and pieces she’s been sent by friends or has otherwise stumbled upon this week in an effort to avoid writing a real post, the assembly of which usually ends up taking twice as much time as sitting down and creating actual content.

‘Cause we all wanna write right ‘n tight.

A’ight?

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Typoison Pen

Typoe

“The Tall-Tailed Hart” went through three editors before languishing in the pipeline at Playboy.

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Homophonephobia

Grammar Danger

Is vocabulary comprehension and communication of meaning
more important that correct spelling?

Discuss amongst yourselves.

Because that prominent vein in my forehead just burst.

(Thanks a lot, Vonnie . . . )

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Guilty.

I know you’ve probably seen this already.

So what?  It’s Weird Al.

(Thanks, Cristina—you were right!)

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Acceptable Misokkubg

Acceptable misokkubgIf somebody misses every single comma and apostrophe
in an otherwise thought-provoking comment about spelling mishaps
in a keyboard-driven society,
we snerk.

Big time.

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Walken on Commas

Ouch.

Walken Comma

 Commas and apostrophes: the stalagmites and stalactites of the grammar cave ecosystem.

(Thanks, Cornelia!)

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Use your words hook

And your bassoon.

(Thanks, Lisa!  This is awesome!)