The rules of grammar are rules for a reason. They shall not be broken, lest the breakee suffer endless harassment from Nazi types. You know what? Screw that.
Laughter is often called the best medicine. But take our word for it: not every hilarious prescription is created equal.
We can easily point at Donald Trump for stoking the fires, but it is the media that is equally to blame for such obvious political division.
Speaking from experience, a TBS reader explains how the public vitriol against the church made it harder for him to speak out as a victim.
As far as I’m concerned, there is always a place for correct grammar. And yes, it does matter.
While sticks and stones may break bones, the insult remains the only way to ruin someone utterly. But, what separates the good from the bad?
While 2017 has given us many things, it also taketh stuff away. Consider the words below as an indication of how far we’ve come.
Sweet, merciful Thursday. What happened while you were asleep? Well Gillian Triggs won’t be getting her job back, Bob Dylan won’t show up to accept his prize and “post-truth” became the word of the year.
The phrase “It is what it is” (IIWII) has been “getting my goat” for several years now, and I have no idea what it means.
Speaking from experience, a TBS reader explains how the public vitriol against paedophiles made it harder for him to speak out as a victim.
Maciej Radny wants us to tear down the term “friendzone,” claiming that it only serves to provide refuge to the bitterly naive.
People that say pacific instead of specific are widely regarded as the worst people in the world*, but sometimes we still say the wrong word out of context and a Harvard Linguist has helped us avoid all the embarrassment.
Our hack editor Mathew Mackie has a complicated relationship with William Shakespeare, especially now he’s discovered how many words were invented by the great man.