I Wish I’d Written My Grandmother’s Obituary.

I could have done it without

a) sentence fragments
b) run-on sentences
c) comma splices
d) passive voice
e) sloppy wording
f) capitalization errors.

Also, I would have included E and Carol in with the grandchildren and spouses. But they don’t exist, because Bo and I haven’t married them. Obviously.

4 Comments to “I Wish I’d Written My Grandmother’s Obituary.”

  1. By Carol, July 31, 2008 @ 2:48 pm

    W00t! Here’s to not existing.

  2. By Beth, July 31, 2008 @ 3:59 pm

    So, write your Grandmother’s obituary the way you’d like it, and share it with blogdom! We’ll appreciate the lack of sentence fragments and comma splices.

  3. By stephanie, July 31, 2008 @ 4:40 pm

    I always find obituaries to be poorly written. I think that’s sad.

  4. By Liz, July 31, 2008 @ 6:29 pm

    I know, Carol. I can’t see you! Lalalala!
    Beth, I will. Watch this space.
    Stephanie, I think it’s because the majority of the world isn’t comprised of writers, and the people writing the obits are in the shock of grief.

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