Mostly True Memoirs
AIN’T THAT THE TRUTH!
At a recent Toastmasters meeting, the Grammarian pointed out that sometimes the best way to make a clear point is to use bad grammar.
One time I gave a humorous presentation at a Toastmasters meeting.
Afterwards, a fellow Toastmaster pulled me aside and urgently pointed out that I had used sloppy grammar.
This person was surprised and a little offended because I am an English teacher, a writer, and an editor, and I should know better.
It was done strategically.
Perfect grammar would have been incongruous in a comedy about Fireball.
Grammar standards and whiskey shots just don’t go together.
There’s a time and a place for everything.
Sometimes bad grammar is the best way to make a particular point.
Ain’t that the truth!