Hello, my delightful devotees, As I flew over California in yesterday's dreamland, I received a telepathic message from one Layla Von Trapp (changed her last name to protect her from you), saying that she and her laborious husband were wondering whether a period goes before or after quotation marks. "Oh, Fairy Godwriter, would you please … Continue reading Where does that period go?
Hello lovers of liberty and grammar, Today's blog is about an error that's so common, I wouldn't even dare to be annoyed at anyone who makes it. In fact, it was a young lad from the UK who speaks a very proper Queen's English, who suggested this topic. I am referring to the differences between … Continue reading I.e. vs. e.g.
Hello sweet little gumdrops! One of the most notable characteristics of the English language is that just because something sounds one way, it doesn't mean you spell it sounding it out. In fact, if you spell exclusively by how words sound, you'll end up with a nonsensical mumbo jumbo that will make people wonder if … Continue reading Passed vs. Past
Hello lovelies! Let's talk about shoes. Personally, I used to love wearing high heels and platforms, because they make us look oh so fabulous! Then I realized: Listen, I'm not going to the Academy Awards. I'm not hanging out with Sarah Jessica Parker (not yet), what's the point of all that pain and blisters? Plus, … Continue reading Heels vs Heals
Hello, Fairy fans! As I enjoy a fabulous lunch of black beans, kale, green olives, and Gardein's crispy tenders, I started wondering about common grammar mistakes due to homophones. While there are many examples (and I'll probably discuss each of them at some point), today we're covering the differences between peek, peak, and pique. Because … Continue reading Peek, Peak, and Pique
Hello, my lovely munchinks! It's been such a long time since I last blogged, I was a bit concerned about not remembering my user name and password! The reasons for my hiatus were hurricanes Irma and hurricane Maria. This is because even though I'm a fairy from Fairyland, I am also from Puerto Rico (fairies … Continue reading Colombia vs. Columbia
Hello, friendly people of the world! I don't have anything witty to tell you about this morning; although I did get a new kind of glitter to sprinkle all over the world as I tweedle and hover around the starry night sky, so that's exciting! But I digress. Let's stay on topic: Today, we're discussing … Continue reading Who’s vs. Whose