There is certainly quite a bit of confusion over the use of “I” and “me.” So many people have so frequently used one or the other and been corrected without explanation that they’ve started to believe that only one is ever right. That’s why I’m here to set the record straight: It’s a matter of context.
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Don’t you hate it when you’re merrily working away on your PC, and suddenly something crashes? The reboot and the error report dialogue can be a real headache.
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Grammatical case describes the relationship of a noun or pronoun to other words in the sentence. I’ll be talking just a little bit about this now because we’ll need this vocabulary later on.
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I think the first thing to do before we roll up our sleeves and get down to business is to make sure we’re all on the same page. The following is a brief glossary of the basic terms that will be used a lot in this blog. So whether it’s been a while or you somehow missed it the first time around, here is the bedrock of grammar-babble:
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Grand Opening!

Hello! Welcome to my humble corner of the blogosphere. There’s not much to see just yet, but time should take care of that.

Right, then. On to my mission statement:

P.U.G.S.S. is an ever-growing collection of lessons on the care and feeding of the English language. The tagline to this blog is “Tips for beginning and intermediate writers who want to make a good impression.” While it’s true that good writers tend to break a lot of rules, it’s absolutely essential to know what the rules are first so that they might be broken intelligently. Thus P.U.G.S.S. strives to be not only another resource to help teach the standard rules of written English, but a guideline for how to break the rules in ways that work. […]

Please tell your friends about this blog. Feedback from the audience can only improve things here, whether it’s a debate on the current topic, a suggestion for a new one, or a correction of a *gasp* mistake I made. I am also happy to accept submissions (links, pictures, etc.) illustrating professionalism fail. You know what I’m talking about: “We R serious company, this r serious lak ov copyedditing.”