I read with glee the article at MSNBC.com where so-called "spelling snobs" are more likely to voice their irritation now that the economy stinks. The members of the most grammatically correct family ever must unite or perhaps reunite on this auspicious news.
I think it is true. Case in point: the President and COO of my recent former employer was notoriously lousy at spelling. Even with spell checks and attempts to put speedbumps in front of his public presentations, the errors remained often enough. The funny thing is that it had never really bothered me but now I wonder. What sort of half-wit can't remember which to choose among there, they're, or their. It's just not that (Thanks, Ms. Centen) difficult.
You see? Our current economic downturn nets fanatical grammatical cantankerousness. At least we are not alone as a family. In the same article referenced above The “Blog” of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks collects photographic examples of its topic. AHHHH the shining slivers of sanity are all that pull us through these difficult times.
Oh, and by the way the e references to pie (not pi) all belong to me thank you very much. And they should all have been lower case and from now on they had better darned well be in italics!
Whew! Wish me well in my job search, won't you please?