Gransnet forums

Pedants' corner

Start a new discussion Replies Latest By

meaning of 'clout'.

49 lemongrove

Americanisms creeping in

133 Minniemoo

Since when did a customer services adviser become an advocate?

39 Kittiwake

Proof reading?

69 FarNorth

Ungrammatical label

8 Ngaio1

Amn't I

36 grannyticktock

Settled status

2 Greta

What happened to 'th' ?

88 M0nica

For the pedants

10 Fennel

I'm as guilty as the next person....

28 Grammaretto

Or should this be under Insomnia?

6 MawBroonsback

So 😱

73 gulligranny

Annoying autocorrect

16 grandtanteJE65

Spelling

61 mrsgreenfingers56

Sponsorship requests

2 suziewoozie

Porridge or porage?

21 toscalily

Phrases/sayings that drive me mad!

271 Resurgam123

Dan Snow

41 Rufus2

lost a word

6 GrannyGravy13

incorrect use of words

97 Septimia

Am I the only one...

18 GabriellaG54

Burqa or niqab- why can’t people get it right?

112 Blessmissdunstable

gauge or guage or gage?

13 BradfordLass72

Apologising

48 Callistemon

Plain or plane.

13 Callistemon

New word: touristing

6 grandtanteJE65

Am I missing something?

25 sodapop

Plain or plane.

5 Tangerine

When is a cube not a cube?

18 allule

The murder victim as contortionist?

8 janeainsworth

How do YOU say it?

144 JackyB

Aaarrrgghhh!

44 Bathsheba

You'll love this one!

44 Jalima1108

That or who?

7 grandtanteJE65

I didn’t know I could buy sainthood .......!

15 Grammaretto

Slovenly speech, incorrect grammar etc.

155 sodapop

Inaccuracies in books

106 Wheniwasyourage

Wandering apostrophe, help needed!

15 Bathsheba

NO IT ISN'T, KIRSTY!

63 justwokeup

I and Me.

50 MissAdventure

Swaddling bands.

19 grandtanteJE65

Please, please understand, it's a SOCKET!

10 Dontaskme

Tow /toe

10 Greta

Mistakes you have made

15 Grannyknot

If you don't like effing, even funny effing, don't look. There, their, they're bloody well done ;)

33 Charleygirl5

OK, here's my latest gripe!

9 Bellanonna

Thanks for the offer, but I will NOT take my clothes off!

34 annep

What?

7 annep

Apples

29 sarahellenwhitney

Wild birds don't pose....

6 Jalima1108