People are thinking romance for their Valentines this week. But when talking about Valentine's Day, don't forget that little mark.
Most of us who blog regularly do our best at proofreading before we publish. Sometimes, we rely on software as well as our own eyes.
Would you ever guess a typo would prompt a Brexit coin boycott in the United Kingdom? If you did, you might not guess the nature of the typo itself.
A friend of mine was thrown by the logo of the upcoming Super Bowl because of the Roman numeral for 54 in the game's title.
I recently came across a post listing nine blogging tools bloggers should want in his or her arsenal. One in particular stood out for me.
The pronoun they received a great deal of attention in the past couple of years. It just received a bit more with a special honor at the end of 2019.
When someone finds the position they pridefully took on an issue is seriously wrong, we say it's time for them to 'eat crow.' Where did that come from?
Every time the tens digit in a year changes, people begin insisting we've just started a new decade. But is that really true?
When you write as many posts per year as I do, going back to choose the ‘best posts of 2019’ can be quite a challenge. But here are my picks of the year.
Since grammar is the most popular topic here at ‘Patrick’s Place,’ I thought it would be interesting to find the most-read grammar posts of the past year.
Donder or Donner? If you've ever had doubts about your memory of the reindeer traditionally listed in seventh place, you're not alone.
If there's one thing I see people struggling with in my real job's copyediting component, it's how to place punctuation around quotation marks.
The Charlotte slogan for tourism, ‘Charlotte’s Got a Lot,’ has come under fire over the years. But the criticism mostly steers clear of grammar.
At 96, the man who created the Apostrophe Protection Society says it's time to shut down his fight for the proper use of the mark.