“I’m good.”

A couple months ago I started listening to the Grammar Girl podcast. Each week she “provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing.” I’ve found the topics enjoyable and extremely practical.

Today I listened to one of her recent podcasts, and it brightened my day. Here’s the intro: “It’s such a simple little question: How are you? But I’ve heard from people who feel a twinge of trepidation or even full-blown frustration every time they have to decide whether to say they’re good or they’re well.” I’ve certainly been there. But grammar nitpickers, beware …

You’ve got to love those predicate adjectives.

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