Come for the K-pop…stay for the grammar

Last fall I fell in love with K-pop. It started casually enough, with a music video or two. But it grew. Oh boy, did it grow. My K-pop favourites playlist currently has 86 groups on it, and I have a page-long list of groups to check out. I write album release dates on my calendar…

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“To fist” or not “to fist,” that is the question

Sometimes word choices are technically correct…but they just plain bug me. Case in point: last month I read a couple of books where the word “fisted” was used as a verb. Noticeably often. It really bothered me. I couldn’t think of a single instance where I’d seen the word “fisted” used as a verb like…

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