If you missed the exciting celebrations of National Grammar Day on Friday, I urge you to postpone any morning meetings and spend some time reviewing all that was written to mark the day in celebration of the underlying structure of the English language.
Below are 176 entries into the National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest. Look through them and you will see how difficult it was to pick a few winners. If you think the judges erred, please use the comments section to call out your favorites.
Along with the Grammarian Court of our five winning National Grammar Day haiku, there are many entries that deserve mention. Here, then, for your enjoyment, in alphabetical order by author, our honorable mentions:
After hours of discussion about the finer points of haiku, grammar and gamma radiation, the six judges and the sponsor of the National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest emerged from their secret grammar chamber to announce a winner.
Keep your browser open to http://twitter.com/search/grammarday so you can keep up with the wonderful haiku from the National Grammar Day Tweeted Haiku Contest. Friday is National Grammar Day (check out the website), and the haiku contest deadline is 10 EST Thursday night.