Okay, here we go. What really bothers me about this place. The lackadaisical
(note that I would have provided a link to Merriam-Webster
, however they do all their lookups using cgi, and do not allow one to directly address a word's definition) attitude that many Adequacy.org
editors have towards grammar and grammatical correctness. Take as an example this latest pole. The question asked is who is your favourite serial killer. Perfectly fine, except that this is a poll. It is not a person that is asking me this question, it is a query regarding my opinion of the listed choices. Which one is my
favourite. So there you go. The grammatically correct phrasing of this query would have been: "My favourite serial killer is:"
That's all for today boys and girls. Tune in next week, when Uncle Slobo will again present his thoughts on the state of the world at large.