Grammar and related subjects

These essays are meant to be amusing, despite the fact that they all have to do with grammar and related subjects:


COMPRISE and COMPOSE, including a glance at CONSIST and, oddly enough, a cookie recipe



The story on LIE and LAY, with an explication of the difference between transitive and intransitive verbs


On the Importance of Readability


WHO and WHOM: Which, and does it matter?


King Canute and False Etymologies 


On the Erosion of Idiom