The Grammar Belle

Spiffing y'all up, one typo at a time

Category Archives: Say What?

Creature Comforts

Hey, y’all! How’s everybody doing? I hope you’re staying, dry, cool, and storm damage-free. This is the craziest time of year here in Tornado Alley. Stay safe out there, y’all. … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 3 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

WSWH: A Tale of Two Homophones

Hey, y’all. Don’t know if y’all have heard, but Texas (and much of the rest of the U.S.) has been stuck for almost a week with “cold, bleak, biting” weather. … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Say what? That’s one painful malapropism.

Hey, y’all. I don’t even know how to go about this, because it’s a bit mind-boggling to me. So, I’ll just cut to the chase. That phrase doesn’t mean anything … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 10 Comments

This literally makes me tired. Figuratively too.

Hey, y’all. Today I’m going to tackle one of those topics that very many of you have asked me to cover. I know lots of y’all will want to—anonymously, perhaps—share … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 13 Comments

You were taken back where?

Hey, y’all. Thanks for dropping by again! It’s time for yet another I-heard-it-on-TV installment of Say what? Just the other day, I heard a political commentator say she was “taken … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 7 Comments

A Little Spelling Magic

Hey, y’all. Glad you’re back. Take your shoes off and set a spell.* I have come to realize that most of the craziness I read is either on the Yahoo! … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jive Talkin’

Hey, y’all! I’m back with another installment of “Say what?” It’s my way of clearing up some all-too-common missayings so we can clean up our speech a bit. I’m pretty … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · 4 Comments

Say what?

Hey, y’all. This is a friendly TGB reminder that in our fast-paced world, it’s important to slow down and make certain you mean what you say and say what you … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 2 Comments
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