Repent and Believe

Here is what so many of my students don’t get: Using conventional grammar and deploying punctuation marks in traditionally correct ways has nothing to do with being a good person or with whether you have something valuable to communicate; however, I’ll be goshdarned if haphazard grammar and willy-nilly punctuation doesn’t stand right in the way of our taking in who you are and taking seriously what you have to say.

Case in point:

FAIL Nation: Weep For Possessives FAIL

This poor dude’s apostropharrhea is keeping him from getting the kind of attention he wants and the kind of attention he deserves.

(Image found by Facebook friend Phil at FAIL Blog.)

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