Couldn't Care Less

Posted: March 14th, 2014, 10:43 am   By: erin.hempfling
“You mean you can’t take less; it’s very easy to take more than nothing.”—the putatively deranged Mad Hatter, making quite a bit of sense in this situation

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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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Internet and Technology Terms

Posted: March 11th, 2014, 10:25 am   By: erin.hempfling
“I think that’s just an Internet rumor, like, ‘There’s a country called Turkey.’”—Walter the Muppet, geography bee champion

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Don't Beg the Question

Posted: March 10th, 2014, 12:45 pm   By: erin.hempfling
“Just take the first shot. I’m begging you, take a shot. Just one hit. Come on, that’s all I need, just one swing.”—Principal Vernon in “The Breakfast Club,” showing the proper way for school administrators to deal with problem teens

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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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