For your Friday enjoyment, I would like to recommend a blog post published on The Toast, analyzing the grammar of one of the internet’s favorite memes:
This article is nothing less than sheer brilliance. The only thing I don’t like about it is the fact that I didn’t think to write it myself. Though I shouldn’t complain too much, because I’m not sure I could have written such a delightful analysis. As an example, I give you this sentence:
But what is it about shiba inus that makes them violate the selectional restrictions of certain English modifiers?
Grammar gets a bad rap. Gretchen McCulloch (and Doge) makes grammar playful. Please do yourself a favor and click over to that article.
Such Friday. So joy. Wow.