http://kuow.org en Call The Grammar Police! http://kuow.org/post/call-grammar-police <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When it comes to proper usage, the Grammar Police work overtime. Have you ever corrected another person’s grammar? How did that go over?&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Linguist <a href="http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/">Geoffrey&nbsp;</a></span><a href="http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pullum</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has written widely on language and usage, from technical syntactic theory to a study called “The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax." He joins us&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">for a conversation about the constant struggle for grammatical excellence (or even just improvement) and the right and wrong way to encourage better sentence structure.</span></p><div> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 8063 at http://kuow.org Call The Grammar Police!