for a strong, fast pick-me-up
An earlier post – last night I listened to great songs with great lyrics, so that prompted this re-post!
This post was inspired by:
1. a funny post I read this morning commenting on Katy Perry’s lyrics:
“It’s the one WHO got away – not the one THAT got away”
It’s a fun, entertaining and educational post – and you can click on through with the link at the end of this post.
2. My little grammar nerd daughter Cleo who scolds the radio as we listen to the Bruno Mars “The Lazy Song” :
“It’s… I just want to LIE in my bed – not LAY!”
I know where Cleo gets it from – she probably overheard her grammar nerd dad!
I know that the lyric writers of these successful songs will be a lot richer than the grammar police pendants who point out the mistakes.
My point is that: pop songs can damage your writing by perpetuating the incorrect word use.
Of course pop…
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