Some language experts learned that you must replace the phrase “try and” with “try to.” So, let’s try and debunk that zombie rule. (Spoiler alert: we do!)
Grammar, spelling, usage, style—this section is all about the mechanics of language. Improve your writing and editing by reading on!
A writer’s diction, or word choice, is imperative to conveying the work’s intended meaning. This list will help spice up your writing and engage your readers.
Parallelism is something copyeditors and writers often disagree about. With a little research and a lesson in grammar, we can end this age-old debate.
While you may have learned that the words “each” and “either” have different meanings, this is actually a zombie rule that does not need to be followed.
Enhancing our vocabulary with new words is a great way to spice up your writing and keep readers engaged. This list will help when you’re feeling repetitive.
Some language experts hate the use of and/or, even though the term appears in millions of texts. When used correctly, and/or illustrates choices to readers.
There’s often confusion about the difference between “percent” and “percentage points.” Let’s clarify using math equations and real world examples.
Writing with suffixes can show you just how versatile language is. Let’s investigate the suffix “-er” and some examples of its usage.
Writing with suffixes is just as important as writing with prefixes. Let’s start with the suffix “-ate” and some real-world examples of its usage.
“Intra” and “inter” are a pair of prefixes that people often confuse. Let’s investigate the differences using real-world examples and definitions.