I’m not usually peevish about language use, but “on account of” is a pet peeve of mine. Here’s why it’s okay to use it anyway.
Modifiers are words or phrases that help clarify the meaning of another word in the same sentence. Learn about how letting them dangle can affect your writing.
Should the word “the” should be included in the phrase “back to school”? Here are the rules regarding one of the most popular words in the English language.
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!)
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.
An investigation, sparked by a tweet, into what’s wrong with Strunk & White and some ideas for what you should read instead.
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.