Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Crafty Grammar!

On the subject of holidays, March 4 is National Grammar Day! How cool is that?

Something has been bothering me for quite a while. I was thinking of writing to Grammar Girl, and maybe I still will, but I have a couple of grammatical pet peeves to share when it comes to the crafting world.

Let me preface this by saying that I do not believe that I am a grammar diva. However, I do enjoy grammar. I know the language pretty well, and if I am using it incorrectly, I'm usually aware of it. Perhaps the folks who are irking me are aware of their mistakes as well. But they still irk me!

1. What does this say?

Do you see a "ge" at the end of the first word? Then why does everyone, including Rosie O'Donnell (as seen in an "On Demand" Martha Stewart segment), call it Modge Podge? I don't get it. Someone please help me. Explain this!

For some great decoupage ideas, check out Sister Diane's podcast about it!

2. Artist Trading Cards Cards?

I've just seen too many people adding the word "cards" to the end of the abbreviation "ATC", which already stands for "Artist Trading Cards". It's just annoying!

Check out my rad ATCs in my inaugural posting! If anyone wants to trade, let me know!

~End Rant~

Now that I've let my inner snob show, I hope you won't hate me. And if you ever want to pick apart my grammar, I probably deserve it. Happy National Grammar Day! :o)