A LOT of Mistakes! by Cate Mahoney


A LOT of Mistakes! by Cate Mahoney There are times when I’m reading and I cringe. That may be for a huge variety of reasons—like I don’t understand the academic jargon of the article I’m trying to read about Walt Whitman. But in most cases, it’s when people are writing colloquially and they make mistakes that would not be obvious if they were speaking. Here is one of my favorites: “A lot” spelled as “Alot.” Hyperbole and a Half, an awesome blog written and drawn by Allie Brosh, has an excellent way to counteract the instinct to write “alot”: “The Alot is [...]