With honor, they are/listed below for thoughtful/Grammar Day haiku

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:

Bryant Huber (@bryanthuber):

independent clause
semi-colon goes right here
independent clause

Scott Huler (@huler):

i don’t mind it much
that you keep correcting me
but you’re always wrong

Wendy Mackall (@WendyMackall):

Editors rejoice
when all subjects and all verbs
can at last agree

John McIntyre (@johnemcintyre), honored for two haiku among several great ones:

If you verb some nouns
and also noun a few verbs,
English will survive
Treat your editor
like an old friend you count on
to tell you the truth

Arika Okrent (@arikaokrent):

Each writer who writes
he/she should stand up and fight
for singular “they”

David Sanchez (@Orbspiders):

Clear thought, unclear words
A wonderful idea
Hidden by errors

William Reagan (@WilliamReagan):

Possessive ends “S”
apostrophe looks nervous
unsure where to stand

Jen Ross (@Jenro93)

Sometimes wrongs DO make
a right–just ask “snuck,” who sneaked
into acceptance

Neal Whitman (@LiteralMinded):

Of yesterday turn into
Today’s grammar rules

Check the previous post for the winning five haiku and the next post for the complete list of entries.

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