Grammar Rocks

Today I saw this!

And this!

They caused me internal seething, and the thought that, although Lynne Truss did an admirable job calling people’s attention to the misuse of apostrophes, maybe it’s time for a refresher lesson? Surely there must be a way to get this very simple rule across to people.

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Cats as Canaries, and a call to action

The Mystery of the Wasting House-Cats and how everyday chemicals affect our health and that of our pets.

The article behind the bloxt.

Wow. With all the testing supposedly done on chemicals before they are approved, how does something like this escape detection? Because the results of testing are not released transparently, that’s why. There have been so many warnings about fracking but they tend to be dismissed as testimonials that don’t hold any weight against the “economic benefits”. Maybe the general public would be stronger advocates against reckless development if stories like this about helpless animals were shared more widely. Sad.

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