In celebration of the new year, I’m closing out 2011 with this comic from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal — one of the only two comics I know that regularly addresses grammar:
Click the image to find out what happens to the professor. I’m a hard-core grammarian myself, but I think even I could resist sending that text under the circumstances.
Many thanks to all of the commenters who have added their interesting and erudite (and usually grammatically correct even in non-native languages!) input to this blog. May 2012 bring more of the same.
Bom Ano Novo! And, as commenter Lilaine suggested, now is the perfect time to learn how it’s said in other languages.