When to use a or an is a bit trickier than you might think. Here’s how to use them properly.
Are you using used correctly? I’m not sure I was. Find out here.
Do you compliment or complement someone? Maybe both, but they mean totally different things. Learn how to use them correctly here.
Lose the extra “o” to make the difference between loose and lose.
Woe is I: The Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English by Patricia O’Conner is my favorite grammar book. The former New York Times book editor and linguistic expert writes about word usage in a way that makes it fun to read about and easy to understand. What books do you recommend for word nerds like me?
Proceed and precede don’t mean anything close to the same thing. So why do people use them incorrectly?
Playing nicely with numbers can be difficult for those of us who are more comfortable with words. Here is a tip for using amount and number correctly.