grammar

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump's Aides Allegedly Add Errors to the President's Tweets for 'Style'

West Wing staff apparently imitates Trump’s voice by adopting grammatical errors and disorderly syntax in his uniquely primitive style.
Adam Forrest
5.22.18
politics

The Trump Administration's Constant, Glaring Typos Are a Big Deal

Trump's Twitter goofs are one thing, but the repeated errors by his White House should concern us.
Mark Hay
3.30.18
FOIA documents

Here Are the NSA’s Internal Grammar Advice Columns

The intelligence agency’s Grammar Geek explained things like the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Louise Matsakis
11.27.17
crime

A Case of Grammar, Severed Fingers, and the Law

A strange case about how much protection people who get released from jail are owed by the government. The answer: Not very much.
Ken Armstrong
2.20.17
We Asked

We Talked to a Psychologist Who Takes Emojis Very, Very Seriously

She thinks they’re somewhere between language and hand gestures.
Bob Larkin
1.19.17
Stuff

Sex People of the World Need to Unite and Make the Term ‘Sex Person’ a Thing

I have no filter and I know few boundaries. I am a Sex Person. Recognize.
Elianna Lev
7.13.15
Stuff

The Good Copy Are Running Grammar Courses To Stop You Looking Dumb

We promise this article about dangling modifiers is worth reading.
Wendy Syfret
1.30.15
Features

Shit We Googled This Week, Mergers and Acquisitions Edition

Featuring Great White, grammar, and the neverending search for Tim Dog.
Noisey Staff
5.10.14
Stuff

Dear Sufjan: A Copy Editor Corrects Sufjan Stevens's Open Letter to Miley Cyrus

Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens wrote an open letter to Miley Cyrus, correcting the grammar in her new song, "#GetItRight." A VICE editor has copy-edited and corrected Sufjan's letter. She also suggests some reading he might enjoy.
Nicole Jones
10.14.13
The Fiction Issue 2010

Bryan Garner

He was David Foster Wallace’s favorite grammarian, and that, for savvy grammar fascists under the age of 40, is like a recommendation from Jesus.
Jesse Pearson, Laura Park
12.1.10