What’s the plural of “virus”? Virii? Viruses? Vira? Continue reading The Etymology of Virus
You know that feeling when you spend a day compiling a response to a consulting RFP, only to notice at the end that it’s just for “Philippine nationals”? No? Well I do. Continue reading I Have So Many Words. I Have The Best Words.
In my ongoing series on grammar nazism, today’s post is about when to use “fewer” and when to use “more.” As I write this, I’m listening to a podcast about cryptocurrencies. The host just announced that there are now “less coins available for purchase,” and my spleen –which is weirdly connected to the grammar portion of my forebrain– immediately sprung a painful leak. Continue reading The Lesser, the Fewer