When you were in school, for some of you the eight most frightening words of your day were, "OK, students, it is time for English class."
In fact, just reading that sentence caused some of you to shiver. Others, however few and far between, actually enjoyed English class. You thrived on learning vocabulary words, and loved to diagram sentences. You labored over every paper to make sure each phrase was as sharp as the pencil that wrote it.
This article is for those weird folks in the second category. But we'll allow the rest of you to look over our shoulders.