Monday, April 13, 2009
If you are of a certain age, you may have a well-thumbed edition of Strunk & White's Elements of Style on your book shelf. And perhaps, after filing your taxes on April 15th, you were planning to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this handy little tome on April 16th. Not so fast, says Geoffrey Pullum in 50 Years of Stupid Grammar Advice, just published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
hat tip: Prof. John Edwards, Drake University