Grammar rant underway (No!) ... it's under way
For some reason, the misuse of underway has become a pet peeve of mine in recent years. In fact, I think it's misused so often, it will be one of those words/phrases where the wrong way just becomes the norm and
someone rewrites the rule because it's easier that way.
|A nonessential but always present aspect of spam is its usage mistakes.
Spammers do occasionally include intentional misspellings in order to skirt around e-mail filters that flag certain keywords, but most of the mistakes spammers make are not strategic, and this explanation cannot excuse the atrocious grammar.
OK, we'll watch our step on this wet floor, but please, lay off the exclamation points.
The overuse of exclamation points is nothing new. This punctuation mark certainly has its place in written English, but it proves most effective when used sparingly.