Guest Top Ten List

Mighty Red Pen blogs about grammar, usage errors, and pretty much anything language-related that tickles her fancy. She does not, however, think that split infinitives or dangling modifiers mean that the doom of civilization is upon us.

10 Blogs Word Nerds Will Love

Blue Pencil Editing

No red pens here—this is a kinder, gentler writer and editor.


Sassy and smart, like a fabulous new pair of shoes.


From Nancy Friedman, a thoughtful look at the quirks of language.

Grammar Police

Yeah, you’re getting a ticket.


These chaps from England take no prisoners.

Pain in the English

You’ve got usage questions? They’ve got usage answers!

The Engine Room

The challenges copy editors face on opposing sides of the Atlantic are not so different.

The Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar

A potpourri of usage errors brought to us by Martha Brockenbrough, author of Things that Make Us [Sic].

The “Blog” of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks

It’s a “niche” market.

You Don't Say

After nearly 23 years in the newspaper business, John McIntyre has some things he’d like to talk about.