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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Grits is Back

10 comments:

  1. Well, good to see they is back, even if good grammar are not! :<)

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  2. Oh yes they is! Love it...

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  3. reminds me of the girls i work with.. :) love it ... am addicted to this blog btw :)

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  4. I tried grits once but didn't care too much for them. They didn't really have any taste. I'll take oatmeal any day over grits.

    Isn't the sign grammatically correct? Grits is not plural; it would be the same if oatmeal was brought back on the menu. It would say Oatmeal is back.

    One of the most clever uses of incorrect, correct grammar was the Alfred Hitchcock movie, The Birds. The billboards signaling the movie opening were entitled: "The Birds Is Coming!" which for a movie billboard was correct.

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  5. Hi! I'm a bit of a grammar freak. A movie with an apparently plural title like The Birds can be listed as "The Birds" is here, since 'the movie' is understood. However, grits are just that--plural, so I personally think it should be 'are back.' When referring to grits, you'd sy 'they,' not 'it,' so....

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  6. @ $1.79, I'll pass. Not a fan of them there grits.

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  7. hi bibi, sp, lrp (hello welcome back to chicago) hi sarah, thanks for stopping by please continue to come by whenever the addiction strikes, :) hi clueless and anonymous, thanks for the clarifications, thanks gogouci, me too i'd rather have hash browns

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  8. I love grits! But I didn't until I lived in the South. And I don't think anyone I know from Chicago has anything nice to say about grits.

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  9. hi aubrey, thanks for the visit and the comment!

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