9 Bizarre Sentences That Are Perfectly Accurate
And this phrase is only one of many strange examples. We've collected our favorite sentences that look confusing and ridiculous ... The adjective, in this case, is actually a participle, "shipping," or a verb functioning as a modifier.
Three Examples Of Writers Killing It At Grammar
But who doesn’t enjoy chuckling at misplaced modifiers and dangling participles? Pointing out grammatical errors ... (And of course learn a few things in the process.) Here are three examples of writers killing it at grammar. How they killed it: The ...
Grammar lessons from Weird Al Yankovic's Word Crimes
In his new single, Word Crimes, Weird Al Yankovic ... to". Example: its. The dog bit its own tail. A contraction is a shortened form of a word or group of words. Example: "it's" is a contraction of "it is". It's raining heavily. A: A participle phrase ...
9 Sentences That Are Perfectly Accurate
And this phrase is only one of many strange examples. We’ve collected ... shipping-ships (compound participial noun). Let’s substitute “boat” for the noun and “transports” for the verb. The sentence then reads more clearly: A boat-shipping ...
DIPHTHONGS, DANGLING PARTICIPLES AND MORE
In that capacity we will be testing the athletes' urine at random for split infinitives and traces of illegal gerunds.Question: What about dangling participles ... used as part of a herpetological phrase. EXAMPLE: "Maurice never should of took no snake ...