Errant (adj) - mistaken; poorly chosen
Lethargic (adj) - lazy; sluggish
In the song, "Word Crimes," what does "Weird Al“ suggest about people who use non-standard English? Use 1-2 examples from the video to defend your response.
Conjugate – to change the form of a verb to indicate person or tense, as in "I am, you are, he/she/it is, they are" and "I was, you were," etc.
Nomenclature – a system for naming things
Syntax – arranging words and phrases to build sentences
Dangling participle – a misplaced modifier, as in “I saw the trailer peeking through the window.” (Strunk & White)
Oxford comma – the comma before “and” in a series
Homophone – Words that are pronounced alike but have different meanings, as "your/you’re," "to/too/two."
Figurative vs. Literal language – Literal language means exactly what it says. Figurative language means something other than what it says.
Errant – mistaken, poorly chosen
Incoherent – unclear, confusing
Emoji – ideograms, similar to "smileys"