Good vs. Well (Sep 24, 2020 16:03)
The words good and well have been in English since its earliest incarnation. When Beowulf finds t...

Hindmost (Sep 22, 2020 16:03)
The useful adjective hindmost may be shifting into the territory of the unfamiliar, where words b...

Let’s Save “Critique” vs. “Criticize” (Sep 14, 2020 16:02)
Regard the use of the word critique in the following examples: My boyfriend critiques the way I m...

The Past Tense of “Lead” Is Spelled “Led” (Aug 25, 2020 09:20)
The past tense of the verb to lead (pronounced /leed/) gives some English-speakers as much troubl...

A Drabble, a Dribble—Short Fiction by Any Name (Aug 18, 2020 09:19)
Not too long ago, in the Before Times, when I still dared attend large gatherings like writers...

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