The Grammar Belle

Spiffing y'all up, one typo at a time

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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

If the shoe fits . . .

Hey, y’all! If you’re reading this blog post, it’s likely because: 1.    You’re related to me 2.    You work with me and want to see if I’m making subtle references to … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 16 Comments

Quien sabe dos lenguas . . .

  vale por dos.* Hey, y’all. No, you’re not lost. This is The Grammar Belle. Did ya know I’m bilingual? (I used to speak fairly fluent Russian, too, but I … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

TGB Loves You (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah)

Hey, y’all. Have you ever heard of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs? No? Neither had I until recently. They’re a band started in 2000 in New York City. I’m not sure … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · 14 Comments

Oh, Happy Day!

Hey, y’all! It’s a multiple exclamation point day here at TGB! Just this morning, I received my first “Blog Bling,” my first little award. It’s not a Pulitzer or a … Continue reading

October 17, 2012 · 3 Comments

Year In, Year Out

Hey, y’all! I’m always happy to hear when my friends are celebrating many years of wedded bliss. So when I read on Facebook about your “15-year anniversary,” I grumble and … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · 4 Comments

Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda*

Some simple mathematical equations for this grammar lesson: could + have = could’ve could + have ≠ could OF could ≅ would ≅ should I apologize for any of y’all … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

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