Grammar Snob: A Fun Copywriting and Grammar Blog

Welcome to the Grammar Snob blog - a spot where I'll delve into grammar and copywriting topics ranging from "what were they thinking" posts to thoughts on copywriting for websites to grammar hints. Hope you enjoy the wonderful world of grammar ... as seen through my eyes.

Words with Friends Word Play: What the Heck Is Dak?

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

I prefer games of Words with Friends when my opponent’s word scores stay below 20 … OK, I’d prefer below 10 points per word. You can imagine my chagrin when a so-called friend scored 26 points for “dak.”

Finding the Balance as a Business Owner

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Owning a business can be overwhelming … if you let it. However, you also have the power to find the fun in your day-to-day activities – even when your to-do list is bursting at the seams.

Things Are Looking Up. Yes, You Can End Your Sentence with a Preposition

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you ever been lectured on “proper grammar” only to think, “Who talks like that? This can’t be right.” You may have been onto something. Perhaps your English teacher didn’t have all of the answers.

Words with Friends Word Play: Anticar – Another Non-word

| March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Scrabble Finder, which uses the official Tournament and Club Word List (the official Scrabble dictionary used for Scrabble tournaments in the US and Canada), cannot find a definition for “anticar,” but for some reason still considers it a word. This is crazy!

Just Keep Going

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are times in business when it seems like the deck is stacked against you. At these moments, it is easy to give up. Here are some inspirational quotes to help you through the adversity.

Don’t Get Screwed by Shady SEO

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

SEO (search engine optimization) is a hot topic in online marketing. In fact, there were 1.2 trillion searches on Google in 2012. That’s a lot of potential customers. It’s no wonder that businesses want a piece of search traffic. However, if you choose the wrong marketing firm or SEO copywriter, you may be doing more harm than good. Find out how to choose the right marketing company.

Words with Friends Word Play: ZA – I Think I’m Offended

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last week, I discussed “mucosae.” And, although I have no use for this word, I can see that it is a real word that may be used by those in the medical community, scientists, and researchers. However, it is difficult to believe that anyone actually uses the word “za” as it is defined.

Keeping Clean and Creative: Another Idea-saving Tip

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

What do you do when inspiration strikes at “inconvenient” times – like when you are in the shower? Here’s one way of keeping your ideas from going down the drain.

Words with Friends Word Play: Mucosae

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Imagine my surprise when I opened a new Words with Friends game to find my friend had started with “mucosae.” It didn’t matter that Words with Friends granted “mucosae” word status; I had to check it out for myself.

Don’t Market Danger When You’re Selling Fun

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are times when you need a specific word and a synonym won’t do the trick. Just because a word has the same or a similar definition, it doesn’t mean it will always make sense. In some cases, the wrong word changes the entire meaning of an idea – and that can kill your marketing.

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