Ever dialed up or down your accent depending on whom you're speaking with? Or switched from one language to another mid-sentence? Even if you haven't, you've seen it done. Why do people do that — and is it conscious?
The thought of etiquette may conjure images of fancy dinners with a dizzying array of forks. Don't panic. Knowing a few simple etiquette rules can smooth the ride for all of us making our way in the world together.
The grammar-correcting pedant is a ubiquitous character in the strange and sometime cruel realm of social media and comment sections on the Internet. Are these "grammar police" helpful or just plain rude?