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.
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.
What qualifies a usage as “proper” grammar? Perhaps the better question is who qualifies a usage as “proper”? Let’s dig a little deeper.
There are a few significant ways in which British and American English differ, one of them being the handling of collective nouns.