Fun Fact: National Grammar Day

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National Grammar Day is observed across the United States each year on March 4th.

According to Global Language Monitor, the estimated number of words in the English language is 1,025,109. There is some controversy over that figure, but it’s safe to say it is over a million.

Language is something to celebrate. Some people might suggest that grammar is a set of rules for language, but it is a system for understanding language. Understanding the system and the structure helps us to understand each other better and can help us to learn new languages.

There are some hard and fast rules of grammar, though. Even some of those come up for debate from time to time. Have you ever heard of the Oxford comma?