Posts Tagged ‘English’


adjective formal

(of a person) lacking independence or originality of thought.

I’m a little bit of an obsessive when it comes to grammar and it bugs me when people get it wrong. Pointing out mistakes doesn’t win you many friends though, so I try not to preach – I just silently judge!

This GIF from a certain scene in the TV show “Friends” sums up what I feel like saying when people mix up “you’re” and “your”!

Scene from “Friends” (via


GIF found via from an article about English students “20 Questions Every English Major Is Asked (And Is Probably Annoyed By)” – Also a good read as it’s very true!

Noun substantive
One who sells provisions by retail.
Taken from “A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology” by Samuel Johnson