Does this bother you alot?

If you’re like many highly literate people, seeing alot is like chewing on aluminum foil. It doesn’t sit well with me either. But I am of the considered opinion that while it may not become the formal standard, it’s not going away either – because it makes a certain intuitive sense. Read the reasoning in my latest article for The Week:

Hey, grammar nerds! Stop freaking out about ‘alot.’


4 responses to “Does this bother you alot?

  1. Have you seen the Hyperbole and a Half treatment of alot?

  2. You beat me to it, Wilson. I was just about to comment with that link.

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