Thursday, September 23, 2010

Garner’s Usage Tip of the Day

Bryan Garner, author of Garner’s Modern American Usage (Oxford University Press, 2009), offers a free Usage Tip of the Day. You can sign up at

A factoid (named as such) that came with yesterday’s tip (about that and this):

Garner was traumatized in grade school when a student teacher lecturing on contractions insisted that despite Garner’s protestations, “shan’t” is not a word.

comments: 1

normann said...

Ignorance in the nude.