We language lovers and word nerds can learn as much from great uses of language as we can from odd twists on it. So, I have two sources of inspiration to share with you to renew your focus on writing well this new year.
First, in the OMG don’t do this category, I offer you Steven Colbert’s take on Sarah Palin’s Trump endorsement speech. I just love how he has to taze all knowledge of sentence structure from his brain before walking us through this word jungle.
Next, I offer Grammarly’s analysis of the grammar of the great Jedi master, Yoda. To celebrate a love of Star Wars, they dissected a few classic Yoda-style quotes in order to better understand the patterns that #yodify the English language.