Posts Tagged: ‘grammar’

I get the e-mail from the correction inbox as part of my job. And the grammar mail … it is mean. Factual corrections are often just fine in terms of tone and helpfulness. Grammar corrections are often not. So what it is about grammar that brings out the meanest in people?

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I’d like to propose a new word: podcastrix.

Podcastrix would be to podcaster what comedienne is to comedian — the feminine noun form.

Do we need this linguistic clarification? Nah. But it would certainly catch people’s attention if I said, “My name is Cristen Conger, and I’m a podcastrix.”

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