Pedants' corner

The place for LT members who keep a piece of chalk in their handbags for correcting badly punctuated restaurant chalkboard menus. For members who would rather leave off their underwear than leave out an apostrophe. If you swear in court on a copy of Eats, Shoots and Leaves, this is the place for you.

ThemaThemaBeiträgeLetzter Beitrag 
Recent Transgressions #369 ungelesen / 69librorumamans, September 12
Sneak Peak: New Stats6 ungelesen / 6bluepiano, Juni 24
A question of grammar for LT10 ungelesen / 10spiralsheep, Juni 19
The founder of the Apostrophe Protection Society has died2 ungelesen / 2spiralsheep, April 26
Recent Transgressions #2199 ungelesen / 199thorold, November 2020
Unmatched!3 ungelesen / 3rocketjk, November 2020
Pedant's game3 ungelesen / 3MarthaJeanne, Juli 2020
Moses and the comma.1 ungelesen / 1Suspected.Spam, Juli 2020
On the confused and confusing idiotic use of "they" as a singular pronoun7 ungelesen / 7proximity1, Juni 2020
Current BBC "English"4 ungelesen / 4reading_fox, Juni 2020
The Scientific Case for Two Spaces After a Period6 ungelesen / 6proximity1, Juni 2020
Royals .. ..12 ungelesen / 12Novak, Februar 2020
A pedant in Parliament8 ungelesen / 8dtw42, August 2019
Operating manuals for illiterates18 ungelesen / 182wonderY, Juli 2019
What happened to this group?50 ungelesen / 50shikari, Juli 2019
Free webinar... The Oxford English Dictionary and historical text collections: Discovering new words1 ungelesen / 1Crypto-Willobie, Juni 2019
Recent Transgressions232 ungelesen / 232lilithcat, Januar 2019
Could someone help with Tag Canonization?12 ungelesen / 12krazy4katz, Dezember 2018
Grammar Table6 ungelesen / 6PhaedraB, November 2018
Shibbonymics?1 ungelesen / 1Crypto-Willobie, August 2018
Dashes and hyphens (even angled and swung)5 ungelesen / 5dtw42, Juli 2018
How is this possible?8 ungelesen / 8.Monkey., Februar 2018
"A Grammatical Mea Culpa"3 ungelesen / 3JerryMmm, Februar 2018
Dante’s Nine Circles of Hell, Reimagined for Linguistic Transgressions5 ungelesen / 5krazy4katz, November 2017
Who needs help?2 ungelesen / 2Marissa_Doyle, Oktober 2017
EU English "Dictionary"7 ungelesen / 7AnnaClaire, Oktober 2017
When does buzzword avoidance become dumbing down?21 ungelesen / 21thorold, September 2017
how about this one10 ungelesen / 10thorold, April 2017
On the importance of the Oxford comma:3 ungelesen / 3Noisy, März 2017
CHRISTMAS1 ungelesen / 1justmum, Dezember 2016
Its only 7:15 a.m.40 ungelesen / 40Collectorator, September 2016
Words that ought to exist (but don't - yet)36 ungelesen / 36bluepiano, August 2016
But - - I didn't write what I do.3 ungelesen / 3LolaWalser, Februar 2016
At least12 ungelesen / 122wonderY, August 2015
The Thinking Thing52 ungelesen / 52Noisy, August 2015
Would you want this group to be your publisher?9 ungelesen / 9Muscogulus, August 2015
Sublime erroneousness3 ungelesen / 3CliffordDorset, Juli 2015
I'm so "Prideful" and "Transparity"21 ungelesen / 21varielle, Juli 2015
NASA-SPEAK. A whole new language.75 ungelesen / 75jjwilson61, Juli 2015
Why spelling matters!11 ungelesen / 11thorold, Juli 2015
Terrible fates6 ungelesen / 6abbottthomas, Juni 2015
"The world today is neither"7 ungelesen / 7Muscogulus, Mai 2015
Tense about tenses3 ungelesen / 3PossMan, April 2015
Touchstones7 ungelesen / 7reading_fox, Februar 2015
Pet peeves lll - The amalgamation.378 ungelesen / 378ScarletBea, Februar 2015
Christmas ghosts6 ungelesen / 6EricJT, Januar 2015
Smart Alec answers to daft questions34 ungelesen / 34thorold, Januar 2015
Quotation marks5 ungelesen / 5dtw42, Januar 2015
Am I being too pedantic?59 ungelesen / 59darrow, Januar 2015
Garden path sentences4 ungelesen / 4darrow, Dezember 2014
It's that apostrophe again124 ungelesen / 124rocketjk, Dezember 2014
A feast for pedants both grammarians and typesetters.57 ungelesen / 57Studedoo, November 2014
There is a sense in which6 ungelesen / 6Jonny-Hoochie-Pants, November 2014
A certain use of the comma70 ungelesen / 70Novak, November 2014
Woe is me13 ungelesen / 13rocketjk, Oktober 2014
Inflammatory language31 ungelesen / 31CliffordDorset, Oktober 2014
Are dress and frock synonyms in UK?35 ungelesen / 35Novak, Oktober 2014
Annoying North American words216 ungelesen / 216PossMan, September 2014
The Pedants' Revolution7 ungelesen / 7darrow, September 2014
Hmmm... / Oh Yeah?2 ungelesen / 2thorold, September 2014
When does strongest not mean strongest?8 ungelesen / 8housefulofpaper, September 2014
How to become uncurious2 ungelesen / 2CliffordDorset, September 2014
"This" is now plural apparently!8 ungelesen / 8bluepiano, September 2014
Are you puzzled pedants?31 ungelesen / 31dtw42, September 2014
"Film's Richard Attenborough has died"5 ungelesen / 5Oandthegang, September 2014
Poisonous or venomous?15 ungelesen / 15barney67, September 2014
The death of 'fewer'26 ungelesen / 26thorold, September 2014
We're Through !26 ungelesen / 26white-van-man, September 2014
Bad Dream Leads Florida Man to Allegedly Beat His Girlfriend28 ungelesen / 28PhaedraB, August 2014
It's "drivel," not "dribble."24 ungelesen / 24SimonW11, August 2014
info16 ungelesen / 16darrow, August 2014
Flooring the Groundless26 ungelesen / 26krazy4katz, Juli 2014
Group Theme Song!5 ungelesen / 5darrow, Juli 2014
Reoccurence or Recurrence?7 ungelesen / 7Jonny-Hoochie-Pants, Juli 2014
What do you think of this article?12 ungelesen / 12EricJT, Juli 2014
Without Fail.14 ungelesen / 14thorold, Juni 2014
Pronunciation225 ungelesen / 225Muscogulus, Juni 2014
Bashful?11 ungelesen / 11Novak, Juni 2014
You was there.. ..60 ungelesen / 60BoMag, Juni 2014
The Ground Floor21 ungelesen / 21thorold, Juni 2014
A certain plan6 ungelesen / 6rocketjk, Mai 2014
Confessions of a recovering pedant8 ungelesen / 8thorold, Mai 2014
Literally a Bombshell50 ungelesen / 50krazy4katz, April 2014
Definite and indefinite articles to be abolished7 ungelesen / 7thorold, April 2014
That word doesn't mean what you think it means.19 ungelesen / 19JerryMmm, März 2014
Calibrating Nonsense8 ungelesen / 8CliffordDorset, März 2014
"Impact" as a verb76 ungelesen / 76CliffordDorset, März 2014
On postmodernspeak3 ungelesen / 3thorold, Februar 2014
'For' Preposition and Conjunction7 ungelesen / 7CliffordDorset, Februar 2014
Create your own neoliogisms27 ungelesen / 27jjwilson61, Februar 2014
Word or phrase usage2 ungelesen / 2thorold, Februar 2014
The pointless use of the ast*r**sk!69 ungelesen / 69Booksloth, Februar 2014
We usen't to say we didn't use to5 ungelesen / 5suitable1, Januar 2014
Teach Pedantry!40 ungelesen / 40Novak, Januar 2014
News to me...7 ungelesen / 7jbbarret, Januar 2014
Excessive use of "porn"17 ungelesen / 17AsYouKnow_Bob, Januar 2014
off of13 ungelesen / 13matthewmason, Januar 2014
I'd subscribe!4 ungelesen / 4Novak, Dezember 2013
I'm not sold on this usage.11 ungelesen / 11Novak, Dezember 2013
Et in arcadia ego...40 ungelesen / 40pgmcc, November 2013
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