Syntax is somewhat consistent with spoken langauge, but grammar is definately not. I'm certain that shel can validate that' as well.
I thought Shel is working with hearing impaired children?
and Maria, just look up dictionary.
define:syntax - Google Search
Definition of syntax - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.