December 11th, 2009

purity of english

Feature: It's Not Just Us!

Wesley: Her abuse of the English language is such that I understand only every other sentence.

Believe it or not, the same kind of issues we talk about in fandom_grammar appears in the source text of some of our favorite fandoms. For this Feature, we've gathered some of these examples and are going to break down the grammar and syntax topics they discuss.

Examples from the source texts of Bones, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Castle, Friends, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and Stargate SG-1.

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We'd love to do this again sometime. So, if you can think of any quotes about grammar, syntax, or any other topic we have or could cover, you can comment and leave them for us right here.