Thursday, February 12, 2009

Blogs I Love, Vol 4

Tomato Nation
I tend to skip the baseball commentary, mainly because I don't follow the game and therefore it reads like Greek to me. However, her advice column--The Vine--and her language and usage commentary are the reason I love the site so much. An example:

Re: Why we need the Oxford Comma
The function of language is to communicate; the function of usage rules is to aid in that communication, and it's clarity and accuracy we should prize...
An entire entry on punctuation! As an editor, you would think I would be passionate about spelling and grammar rules. Really, though, my true love is punctuation. Ah, nerdiness.

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