For National Grammar Day, don’t sing the blues (maybe just rap)

It’s National Grammar Day. Let’s sing.


Filmmaker Jack Douglass puts out “Your Grammar Sucks” videos each Friday. This one’s NSFW, unless you work in a newsroom.

In 2012, Jack Moore shared this one with BuzzFeed readers.

There are seriously tons of these.

There’s even, fittingly, an awkward love song.

You can join Poynter’s own vice president, senior scholar and glamourous grammarian Roy Peter Clark today at 2 p.m. Eastern for a webinar from Poynter’s News University. Register here for 7 Tools for Next-Level Writing: National Grammar Day 2014. In the meantime, Clark offers a little advice on how to get the upper hand over grammar. He does not, however, sing that advice. But he can.

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