Online Grammar Tutorial: Humor

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Some grammar jokes are bloopers like this one from a church bulletin:
"Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community."

Others come from people like Richard Lederer, a self-described "wordaholic" who collects—and creates—examples of Anguished English.

Grammar Jokes

Eats, Shoots and Leaves

Grammarians Are SUCH a Hoot!

"Ode to a Spell-Checker" (easy)

"Ode to a Spell-Checker" (challenging)

"Candidate for a Pullet Surprise"
(or "An Owed to the Spelling Checker")

Abused Apostrophes

Gallery of "Misused" Quotation Marks

"Dear John" Letter

Tongue-in-Cheek Guides to Writing

Fifty Rules for Writing Good

Rules for Writing Wicked Good Papers

Games and Word Play

Dr. Grammar—Fun with Words

Richard Lederer's Verbivore

Horrible Examples

The SAGP (Self-Appointed Grammar Police) Casebook

Grammatically Incorrect (review of Microsoft's grammar checker)

Parts of Speech

"The Grammar Lesson" (a poem by Steve Kowit)

 

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