lightning in the night sky with the words OUCH!!

Stephen Fry takes on language pedantry

I confess, I love language. I love grammar. I enjoy well-written prose that demonstrates creative elegance while still conforming to the rules. Even so, Stephen Fry truly nails it here in a rebuttal to people who are far worse than I am (I think). via Hillary Kelly, The New Republic

 · Laura Lis Scott
A man and a woman gaze at each other. She says “Kiss myself”

Regarding “myself”

Okay, so I have to say something about silly things people say, like “myself.” Joe, Nancy and myself drove to the store. Doesn’t that just sound weird? Yet I year people say crap like this all the time. I think they do it because they’re lost as to whether to say “I” or “me” in a sentence. Of course, it should be: Joe, Nancy and I drove to the store....

 · Laura Lis Scott