The Grammar Belle

Spiffing y'all up, one typo at a time

About TGB

I’m an editor AND a writer, smart, sassy AND Southern, bold but not brazen. I love pretty things, good manners, baseball AND basketball.

Think of my blog, if you will, as quintessentially Southern and grammatically correct at the same time.

I am definitely not perfect. (Yeah, I just sent an email to 150+ people with the wrong use of “you’re.”) And I don’t edit the emails my friends send me. I am not a stickler or old-fashioned. I understand that language lives and evolves and I get the notion of artistic license. (Did ya see my logo?) But I know that if we don’t agree to the basics, then there’s just a mess. I ALSO know that “my’s” has never been a word, that “whom” still is a word and that “him and I” are not a good couple at all.

10 comments on “About TGB

  1. chronicallychrissy
    July 23, 2012

    This is great! So sassy – I love it. Thanks for checking out my blog and can’t wait to read more of yours. Love, love, love the logo.

  2. Diane Brilz
    August 8, 2012

    Sweet tea vodka? Only in Texas!

  3. Laura
    September 6, 2012

    I’m so glad I found you! I’m lovin’ your style!

  4. Winsomebulldog
    October 10, 2012

    I am so glad I stumbled across you on a broad search for Southernisms! Like you, I’m a Southerner who has an appreciation for the importance of basic grammar skills. I’m going to share you with all my friends!

  5. winsomebulldog
    October 10, 2012

    I’m so glad I stumbled across you during a search for “Southernisms.” Like you, I am a Southerner who has an appreciation for maintaining basic grammar skills. Just because we’re Southern and speak with a drawl, it doesn’t mean we’re uneducated or stupid! I’m going to share you with all my friends. 🙂

    • The Grammar Belle
      October 10, 2012

      Well thanks so much, “Bulldog”! Glad you’ve dropped by. Come again soon and please do send all your friends!

  6. fransiweinstein
    October 27, 2012

    I have nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award. For more details:

  7. I love to write + I love good grammar = Fascinated with your blog.

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