More Than Your English Teacher Ever Told You

When an irate reader wrote the editors of Writer’s Digest Magazine because of “incorrect” grammar I used in a poem, I was concerned.  I had written “my sister and I” after a verb:  “the ones my father gave my sister and I.”  The reader, a retired English teacher, said the magazine had certainly scraped the … Continue reading

About Emily M. Bender

Emily M. Bender is a Computational Linguistics Professor at the University of Washington. Her publications include Syntactic Theory: A Formal Introduction, Second Edition and many articles in such publications as Journal of Linguistics and Journal of East Asian Linguistics.

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