Category: Lifestyle

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Column: No lolling about with grammar

Question: “Hi, Grammar Guy. I read your reports on the Southside Times, which covers the south side communities of Indianapolis. Ever since I found them, I make-a-point to check out your comments every week....

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Column: ‘Marinate’ and ‘marinade’

QUESTION: “Dear Grammar Guy, is there a difference between ‘marinate’ and ‘marinade?’ I was flipping through a cook book the other day and the author seemed to be a real stickler for those two...

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Column: When to plant your garden

Commentary by Noah Herron Spring is right around the corner and it’s time to start planning the vegetable garden. Vegetables that are safe to start indoors now include broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, leeks, lettuce,...

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Column: Taking grammar to heart

Question: “Dear Grammar Guy, has everyone totally forgot what they learned in grade school about ‘bring’ and ‘take?’ I have heard many examples lately from college educated(?) folks misusing these words. Here’s an example: ‘I have...

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Column: Grammar double feature

Question: “Dear Mr. Fischer, I have a friend that uses the words ‘so’ and ‘for’ interchangeably. For example, instead of saying, ‘Let’s put our shoes on, so we can go outside,’ she will say,...