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!)
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.
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 is just as important as writing with prefixes. Let’s start with the suffix “-ate” and some real-world examples of its usage.
You may know your syntax, but do you know your Greek prefixes? In the first part of this blog series, we’ll investigate the Greek prefix “syn.”
What qualifies a usage as “proper” grammar? Perhaps the better question is who qualifies a usage as “proper”? Let’s dig a little deeper.