Posts Tagged: Catie Disabato

Notable Los Angeles: 7/16–7/22

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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 3/6–3/12

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Lambda Literary Festival kicks off a week-long series of events celebrating contemporary, diverse voices in SoCal! All of them are free and open to the public. We’ve included some highlights here, but for the full list go to their website. Monday 3/6: Erika Lewis discusses and signs Game of Shadows. 6:30 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Yes […]

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Go Ahead, Break Some Grammar Rules

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It’s actually the opposite. Most people break grammar rules so they can be more precise. For Full Stop, Catie Disabato writes about prescriptive vs. descriptive grammar, and why “bad” grammar can be a good thing. Her data points include Burger King ads, John Dryden’s seventeenth-century grammar campaigns, and use of the word “because” as a […]

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