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Noam Chomsky

Can you handle the grammar?

Monday, March 4, is National Grammar Day. Are you ready? Grammar Girl, the estimable Mignon Fogarty, has set up a National Grammar Day page with links to various events and activities.  At, the magisterial Roy Peter Clark will be conducting a webinar, This Ain't Your Grandma's Grammar.  On Twitter, @EditorMark, the indefatigable Mark Allen, is conducting another National Grammar Day haiku contest, and the deadline for entries is Saturday. (Check out the panel of distinguished judges.)  So far, my favorite Grammar Day haiku is from @Fritinancy, the inspired Nancy Friedman, who shows she knows both her William Carlos Williams and her Noam...