Grammar Shmammer

The rules of grammar can be annoying, especially when an English paper is “bleeding” with red ink marks, noting every single punctuation and grammar error. However, the purpose for grammar, which is to articulate the author’s ideas clearly to the reader, can get lost in trying to follow the rules of grammar.

To help all the college essay writers with “meaning what they say” and employing grammar to assist them, watch The New Yorker Magazine’s Comma Queen, Mary Norris, shed light about when to employ  “that” and “which”  in writing: