The Grammar Belle

Spiffing y'all up, one typo at a time

Category Archives: Grammar Dilemmas

Feelin’ Good

Hey, y’all! I was recently asked by a reader to clarify how to respond when someone asks, “How are you feeling?” I was happy to oblige—y’all know how much I … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

An Alien Concept?

Hey, y’all! Would anyone care to tell me where February went? Anyway, to borrow from the movie Poltergeist II, I’m baaaaaack. Hollywood is wrapping up awards season. The Oscars were … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Have a drink on me!

Hey, y’all! Hope you’re having a fantastic first week of October. One of my brilliant coworkers at my day job had an amazing idea: Why not hold a bracket-style Jell-O … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 7 Comments

A Year of Grammar Goodies (With Bonus Pop Quiz)

Hey, ya’ll!! It’s my one-year anniversary of blogging and I’m so excited! I never would of imagined how much I’d enjoy writing about all my grammar, spelling, and punctuation peeves … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 10 Comments

I’m standing here beside myself.

Hey, y’all. God gave us three different first-person pronouns to use in English: me, myself, I. Please feel free to use them all! But understand that there are rules about … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · 11 Comments

Here, There, and Everywhere

Hey, y’all. THERE’s a problem I need to chat with my coworkers about. But, instead of being a bossy grammar fiend, I’ll just write a blog post about it and … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · 7 Comments

Yours, Mine, and Ours

Hey, y’all. If you’ve been following my blog awhile, you know that I love me some TV. (See here, and here, and HERE!) And, if you’re a trash TV fan … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · 8 Comments

Allow Me to Introduce Myself

Hey, y’all. Remember that post I wrote about open quotation marks vs. apostrophes? Yes, it’s a very miniscule, picky thing. And, since this is my blog, I get to write … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 5 Comments

Holiday Greetings, Y’all

Hey, y’all. It’s that time of year . . . when you gather the kids, all put on matching crisp white shirts and khaki pants, and head out to the … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 18 Comments

Yeah, I think it’s important.

Do y’all remember last week when I talked about comparatives and superlatives? You didn’t read that one? Well, read it right quick before we go on. Glad you’re back. One … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 6 Comments
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