Should “confrontation” be paired with “between” or “of?” Both are grammatically correct, but which is preferred?
Articles Tagged usable usage
The Problem of “Careful Usage”
If you’re not trying to placate traditionalists, then don’t let their’ “careful usage” throw you for a loop. Do your homework instead.
The Many Dance Partners of “Enamored”
Enamored with and enamored by are standard English. They aren’t labeled “nonstandard” or even “informal” in dictionaries that list them.
Nine Words to Avoid in Your Writing
Don’t let your readers get distracted from your message by using a word that riles them up. Become familiar with skunked terms.
Usable Usage: Could You Care Less?
Is it “I couldn’t care less” or “I could care less,” and does the difference matter? The question isn’t as straightforward as it seems.