Category Archives: Bad Grammar

Why do signwriters get it so wrong?

What’s happening to comparative adjectives?

I don’t know if anyone else has noticed, but the English seem to be losing the capacity to use comparative adjectives (hot, hotter, hottest) and are using “more hot” and “most hot”.  I was at a friend’s house last night, … Continue reading

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The absence of one little word complete reverses the meaning

When I saw this headline today in the Daily Mail: Leona Lewis paid £1m to sing at phone billionaire daughter’s 21st birthday party I thought Leona Lewis had paid someone for the privilege of singing at Libby Caudwell’s birthday party.  … Continue reading

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