People will tell you not to get a Lit degree because it’s hard to find a job unless you want to continue on in academia. I will tell you not to get a Lit degree because you’ll have to put up with people endlessly asking you why on earth you want to study Literature, before… Continue reading Confessions of a Lit Major
What verbal tic drives me crazy? I’m so glad you asked! Some people hate the word moist, but it really doesn’t bother me. What bothers me are made up compound words like staycation. Guesstimate. I notice professional people using this in place of estimate all the time. Orientated. I’m not sure this is actually a… Continue reading I Guesstimate the Devastation to Your Staycation Will be So Stinkin’ Stunning!
I made a list of things that annoy me. It’s long. You are not shocked. One thing I’ve always detested, writing-wise, is what I refer to as yearbook-speak. Specifically, I’m referring to the way yearbook captions are written. Maybe it was just my school that specialized in this annoying Yodaesque sentence construction, but I think… Continue reading Writing on the Internet is Jenny