The Gentleman Caller

Spilling the Tea by Lucy Leaf, Advice Columnist I love to share what’s been brewing in the back of my head. And I love giving advice. It’s as if once the tea is brewed and the cookies are on the table, the sage wisdom just pours forth. Should you have a question...

Pleas Don’t Dessert Me

Pleas Don’t Dessert Me From the desk of Ms. Grammar Person Fear not, Gentle Writer, for help has arrived.  Rest assured that your grimaces and groans, your grinding of teeth has not gone unnoticed. And, because Mrs. Grammar Person abhors the grinding of...

Mrs. Grammar Person wants to admire your adverbs.

MRS. GRAMMAR PERSON ADMIRES ADVERBS Are you as fond of adverbs as we are? We have been waiting for months for Mrs. Grammar Person to return. Have you read her other posts? She is such a delight that we’ve created her own slideshow of posts. Click HERE for more...

Mrs. Grammar Person’s Ode to Homophones

Mrs. Grammar Person’s Ode to Homophones When I give my assent, it means I concur, but my rapid ascent means I fly like a bird. (I just love homophones, don’t you?) I compliment you when I say something kind, like your meal is superb and complements the wine....

The mixed-up sound of an irregular noun

Barbara Venkataraman is back with another sweet verse for our ears. Fear not, Gentle Writer, for Mrs. Grammar Person, hearing your sighs and seeing your furrowed brows, is delighted to offer her assistance once again. She knows the source of your consternation, the...

Unique good cheer

Mrs. Grammar Person would not abandon you to your own devices simply because the holidays are upon us. To the contrary, it is the time of year when Mrs. G.P. frets most about her devoted fans. During this, the gift-giving season, you must remember that, try as you...