Tuesday, November 24, 2009

"I Before E"

I enjoyed this quick little video from Merriam-Webster that helps to "clear up"* the I before E rule.

Those dictionary editors. Such a wacky bunch!

*These quotation marks are called scare quotes. They are used to suggest that the words within them aren't meant to mean what they might first appear to mean. They can be used to indicate sarcasm. Ya think?