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Twitter grammar police say musicians can't write

A writing enhancement startup called Grammarly decides to analyze celebrities' tweets. Musicians are, it seems, even worse writers than politicians.

By Jun. 5, 2013


Grammar police: Vibrating pen warns of handwriting mistakes

A specialized pen under development is designed to catch writing mistakes and vibrate as a warning. Could it revive the dying art of handwriting?

By Feb. 5, 2013


Magnets for cats with bad grammar

Git bad grammur magnetz fur ur fridj.

By Jun. 20, 2008


LG Optimus 3D teaser video has hot smart phone, not-so-hot grammar

Having confirmed the LG Optimus 3D Android smart phone earlier this week, LG is showing off the handset in a new teaser video, in advance of its Mobile World Congress debut.

By Feb. 2, 2011


Facebook 'gender policy' has grammar in mind

After years of grammatical "themself" limbo, social network decides to request that its members specify whether they're male or female, still letting transgendered individuals opt out.

By Jun. 27, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 815: The HTC Dream and the death of grammar

The introduction of the G1 phone (the HTC Dream) is very nearly overshadowed by the marketing decision to destroy perfect innocent words in the commercials for it.

By Sep. 23, 2008


Spot a phishing e-mail in 2014

Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.

By Jan. 27, 2014


Kaffe qif qiya! Finally, a course to help kids learn Dothraki

It is known: Nacho Punch makes some pretty hilarious videos, including this one that mashes up a 1990s commercial for the Muzzy language-learning program with the ancient tongue in "Game of Thrones."

By Mar. 20, 2014


Why Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki, and Na'vi are real languages

Linguist John McWhorter offers up a lesson in how fantasy languages become real languages.

By Sep. 27, 2013