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Among vs. Between | Word Choice

Among and between are both prepositions used to describe how objects, people, or things relate...

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Good or Well? | Word Choice

Is Superman doing good? Or is he doing well? The answer: it depends on what...

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The Past Tense of “Go”| Explained

Have you ever pondered the past tense of the verb “go”? Well, you’re not alone!...

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Inferred vs Implied

We use the verbs infer and imply to describe how the meaning of someone’s words...

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“A Historic” or “An Historic”

There’s a very simple rule for whether to use “a historic” or “an historic”: It’s...

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Should a Comma Go Before or After “But”?

The dos and don’ts of commas can be confusing – especially when it comes to...

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Grammar Tips: Possessive Plural Nouns

This post looks at possessive plural nouns. Let’s do a quick recap on nouns and...

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“By Yours Truly” Meaning

In the realm of language and expression, certain phrases can add a touch of elegance...

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Blond or Blonde | Spelling Tips

When it comes to the English language, even the most seasoned wordsmiths can find themselves...

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Five Passive Voice Checker Tools

The passive voice is perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of writing. Though the...

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Is I a Pronoun?

Understanding the role of words in language is fundamental to effective communication. Pronouns are a...

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Hyphen vs. Dash | Punctuation Tips

Hyphens and dashes often cause confusion due to their similar appearance. However, these two punctuation...

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