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Stop! Grammar Time –

This is a hodge-podge of grammar-related and linguistic trivia, including famous first and last words, dying languages, and puns such as “The Syntax of Sin Tax.” A “Best of the Blog” feature looks at how sports club owners got wealthy enough to own their teams, something the author calls his “dream job.” Finally, there’s a glimpse at what might have been had actors accepted some of the famous roles for which they were considered. It’s a fun balance between grammar-nerd nuggets and word-association knowledge — such as the overview of Chicago culture by way of the Chicago Manual of Style.

In Mental Floss, January/February 2008

This abstract was edited by Brijit.

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