As a main verb, “have” is one of the most common lexical verbs in English. Learn about how emphasis can shift the meaning of “have” and thus, your sentence.
Lots can be learned from the experiences of others. An editing forum sparked this deep dive into using a comma for restrictive and nonrestrictive phrases.
The English language is fluid and constantly shifting with the times. This may result in the occasional grammatical error, but not all errors are worth a fuss.
The distinction between the words “lie” and “lay” can be confusing for both writers and editors. Let’s break it down using well-known holiday carols.
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.
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.
We’re taught from a young age that adverbs end in –ly and modify verbs. This is correct, however, adverbs are more complicated than the rule implies.
Double negatives are widely considered illogical, as they often result in an unintended positive meaning. However, there are some cases where a double negative might benefit a writer’s work.