What's Your Grammar Pet Peeve?

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. On to this week's topics of discussion...

1. In Clifford the Big Red Dog, the Howard family picked up and moved to Birdwell Island when Clifford outgrew their apartment. You may not have relocated for a pet, but perhaps you significantly altered your routine, gave up something you really enjoyed, or ended a relationship. What's the biggest sacrifice you've made for your pet?

2. "Underway" instead of "under way"? "Led" spelled "lead"? "All intensive purposes"? What's your grammar or word usage pet peeve?

3. Growing up, the twins next door did a lot of stupid things. One day they decided to light a tennis ball on fire and play Hot Potato with friends. The game lasted one throw, when the would-be recipient bailed out and watched the flaming sphere bounce into (and set ablaze) the bushes. What's the dumbest thing your neighbors have done?

4. It's time for another edition of What Are You Reading Right Now? (I don't mean "now" now. Nobody say "your blog post.")

Enjoy the weekend!

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What Shows Up When You Google Yourself?
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On Fridays we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. On to this week's topics...

1. What's the strangest thing someone could learn about you by Googling your name? And has anyone who shares your name done anything remarkable? There's a Jason English who's almost exactly my age. He allegedly bit someone's ear off and flushed it down the toilet. It will be tough to rise above that in the search rankings.

2. What's something you regret quitting?

3. If you could change one rule in any board game, what would it be? (If you have a specific house rule you think the world should adopt, let us hear it.)

4. Do the kids celebrate Mischief Night/Devil's Eve in your neighborhood? What's the worst incident you remember?

5. Got a question for the group? Ask away. Have a great weekend and happy Halloween!


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