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It's much better grammar to hyperlink the noun itself rather than "here". Click here, click there, go here... it's all a lot of wasted verbage. Or maybe it's better style, not better grammar.

Full readings calendar.

The only people who don't know you're supposed to click on it are not using the Internet anyway.

Posted by elenchos | April 8, 2008 10:57 AM


You know, it never really occurred to me. I realize I overuse the "here," but that's because it's the easiest way for me to use the link in a full sentence. I think the "Full readings calendar" thing you describe comes off as brusque. But I'll think on it.

Posted by Paul Constant | April 8, 2008 11:06 AM

Oh, just say: The full readings calendar has all the details.

Or: The full readings calendar awaits you.

Or: Kind sir or madam, do be so good as honor us with a moment of your time devoted to the full readings calendar, offered for your edification and enrichment by your humble servant, Pl. Constant, Esq., OBE.

Anything but click here.

Posted by elenchos | April 8, 2008 11:21 AM

Casagrand as great: it should be a funny, languagey event.

Language snobs come in two varieties: those who can substantiate language "rules" with some understanding of grammar and linguistics and those cannot, and the latter are the primary target of Casagrand's humor.

Posted by Grammar Marm | April 8, 2008 1:51 PM

I think most people who quibble about grammar and take it seriously are those who have never taken a linguistics course. Just a theory.

Posted by Kristin Bell | April 8, 2008 1:54 PM

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