Punctuation

10 Epic Apostrophe Fails To Celebrate International Apostrophe Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Or should that be: epic apostrophe fail's? Yes, it's International Apostrophe Day and thus time to celebrate one of our most useful, yet sadly misu...

Music and the English Language: I Don't Mean to Sound Slutty, but Please use Me Whenever You Want. Sincerely, Grammar

Matthew Phillips | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Phillips

What vexes me most is not that these artists are indolently committing crimes against the English language, but that they are wasting a hallowed opportunity. Words add depth, colour and personality to a song. In fact, they become even more powerful when projected onto a musical backdrop, which is why I shudder when lyricists make a conscious decision to rhyme nonsensical syllables.

Is Being On Time A Dying Tradition?

Ronnie Joice | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

This week I went on a dreadful training course, one I'll forget quicker than what I was supposed to learn. On the first day, I was slightly late. It was a combination of not being able to use the maps on my iPhone properly thanks to Apple's recent updates, and my inability to navigate round buildings that are circular.

"Hooray for Hashtags!"

Jackie Barrie | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Tech
Jackie Barrie

I heard an ad for Money Supermarket on the radio the other day, whether the voiceover included the expression: "Hashtag epic". Yes, he actually spoke the word "hashtag".

PICTURES: Lost In Translation - Signs From Around The World

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

People pedantic about punctuation have long been on the warpath for signs bearing grammatical-errors but these posters take mistakes to a whole new le...

It's Time to Replace the Full Stop. Period.

Ben Wakeling | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Wakeling

It's hard to believe the humble SMS is not yet 20 years old. Conceived in 1992, a single message which read 'Merry Christmas' began a form of communic...