All posts by brittany.corners

You

Posted: March 18th, 2014, 2:14 pm   By: brittany.corners
“Ray, when someone asks you if you’re a god, you say YES!”—Winston, the most under appreciated Ghostbuster, with some simple advice for his colleague  

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I.e. vs. E.g.

Posted: March 17th, 2014, 9:00 am   By: brittany.corners
“It is I, Dale Gribble, man of a thousand faces. You just met face two: the deaf electrician. I couldn’t help but overhear your uncle’s bad advice. The only thing your roommates, i.e., enemy, understand is psychological warfare, i.e., dirty tricks. It worked for Dick Nixon.”—Hank Hill’s pal, explaining how to deal with bad roommates

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I vs. Me

Posted: March 13th, 2014, 9:38 am   By: brittany.corners
“When people hang out with me, they generally know what to expect. I mean, I’ll tell you straight out that I’m not the easiest guy to hang out with.”—(af)frontman GG Allin, famous for frowned-upon behaviors like fighting members of his paying audience.

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Dangling Participles

Posted: March 12th, 2014, 10:59 am   By: brittany.corners
“Court’s okay with it, State Department’s okay. Not even God can mess with us now! You hear that?”—Deputy Jim Dangle, Reno’s finest keeper of the peace, shouting to the heavens to tempt the patience of his creator.

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Apostrophes

Posted: March 7th, 2014, 1:17 pm   By: brittany.corners
“I’ve just had an apostrophe.”—Mr. Smee explaining his epiphany to the Sleaziest Sleaze of the Seven Seas, Captain James Hook

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Capitalization: Title Case

Posted: March 6th, 2014, 11:38 am   By: brittany.corners
“This is the only title in the wrestling world that makes you number one. When you are the king of the WWF, you rule the world!”—The Nature Boy Ric Flair’s important message explaining the intricacies of geopolitical power structures

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Presume vs. Assume

Posted: March 5th, 2014, 5:58 pm   By: brittany.corners
“‘Presume’? How you like I ‘presume’ to throw you in the river? You like that ‘presume’?”—Jon Voight, with his incomparable, Oscar-worthy Paraguayan accent in the glorious Anaconda

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