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Jessica Simpson needs a grammar lesson,


and Professor Wilkinson is up to the task!


 And Jess, notice that I took your animal prints example

so that you felt a bit more on my level.

(although it’s painfully clear who the English teacher is here…)


and now, smiley student, let me show you how it’s really done:

Grammar Recap:

1)  Avoid blatant self-contradictions (unless there is a highly specified purpose)

2)  Avoid using the same word twice within such a short time-span.

3)  Be ever so cautious about your level of commitment/definition when expressing surety/doubt.

4)  Wear a shirt that covers your stomach.

5)  Katherine loves aviator sunglasses…


*Oh, I would like to reiterate that surprisingly I do enjoy Ms. Simpson’s song.  Perhaps even more than this guy’s:

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Weird, huh?

Last thoughts for this post

(and actually the most important one too!):

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 Jessica, your (future) children REALLY deserve for you to be married to their father.

Hozabout you get on that one?

Sooner than later, please.

Not meaning to judge or be unkind

Just sayin…

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Children are entitled to birth within the bonds of matrimony…

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~LDS Family Proclamation to the World

dear readers, I HIGHLY recommend clicking on the above link and reading this.

It is an incredibly awesome document!


Oh, and this is hardly the first post in which I’ve exposed grammatical errors in ubiquitous pop songs.

Carly Rae Jeppson needed a little help not too long ago.

Who’s next?

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My manners leave a lot to be desired…

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but at least I’m not a liar!   

Readers:  Guess who spoke this poetry.  Just guess…



What is more important to you?  Manners or honesty?

Are they mutually exclusive?


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What does the abbreviation “MTC” mean to you?

ImageYes.  But also this:

ImageAnd this one is tougher.  See if you’re up for it:


Did you get it?

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Connotations of “Instruments”

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Same semantics, different syntax

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I’m starving, but I can wait ’til lunch.


I can wait ’til lunch, but I’m starving.

SAME WORDS, BUT DIFFERENT MEANING!  Emphasis is placed on the last clause.

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There is a difference between winging it….

and BS-ing it.  Know what I mean?

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Herman Melville left in a lot of his footnotes in the final publication of “Moby Dick,”


so why in the world would I take all mine out of this blog?

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