Why We Take Grammar So Personally

Column by Peter Derk November 5, 2021
Your an idiot! No, YOUS the idiot! Why does every grammar discussion get so personal?

Ask the Grammarian: How "snuck" sneaked in...

Column by Taylor Houston February 24, 2014
How "snuck" sneaked into the English language and we totally let it.

Ask the Grammarian with Taylor Houston - Now Taking Your Questions

Column by Taylor Houston February 3, 2014
I'm like your personal editor, so ask me a grammar or usage question!

Ask The Grammarian With Taylor Houston—Now Taking Your Questions

Column by Taylor Houston August 7, 2013
Got a burning question about grammar or usage? Ask Taylor Houston, LitReactor's grammar columnuist, for help.

10 More Words You Literally Didn't Know You Were Getting Wrong

Column by Taylor Houston March 15, 2013
We hit it out of the park last October by giving you ten words you were probably using wrong. Well, here are ten more.

10 Grammar & Usage-Related New Year’s Resolutions

Column by Taylor Houston December 31, 2012
So you swore off sugar in the new year, but did you resolve to stop using 'they' to refer to a single subject? You should. Here are 10 grammar and usage resolutions for 2013.

Etymological Evolution: 12 Words Altered By Historical Misuse

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 23, 2012
Does the widespread misuse of certain words get your goat? Well suck it up, because that's one of the ways the English language evolves.

10 Words You Literally Didn’t Know You Were Getting Wrong

Column by Taylor Houston October 3, 2012
Thanks to Joe Biden's mega-gaffe last month at the DNC, we were reminded that "literally" literally means you are being "literal". Here are a few more words you might want to revisit.