Questions on WAS and WHO (Jan 20, 2020 09:17)
A reader poses two grammar questions, one on linking verb agreement and one on pronoun case. Ques...

Two Verb Puzzles in the News (Jan 14, 2020 07:51)
I suppose I may be exposing my own comprehension failings by writing about two verb uses that puz...

Bedbugs and Bessie Bugs (Jan 6, 2020 18:30)
The other day, I heard a celebrity say that someone was “as crazy as a bedbug.” I laughed, amused...

Creative Writing 101 (Jan 1, 2020 14:15)
What is Creative Writing? Creative writing is anything where the purpose is to express thoughts, ...

5 Problems with Parenthesis (Dec 30, 2019 12:37)
Parenthesis is the strategy of setting a word, phrase, or clause off from a sentence to interject...

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