December 19, 2014

Who Else Wants a Spanking for Imbecilic Word Usage?

English teacher and paddle

Here’s a word problem pop quiz: Let’s say you’ve heard a certain fancy-sounding word every so often and even read it in print a couple of times — but…still don’t have a clear understanding of how to properly use it yourself. Should you insert this word into one of your blog posts anyway? [Visualize this […]

The Apostrophe and Stupid – Sometimes They Go Together

grammar girl punctuation

Repeated misuse of the possessive apostrophe in your writing makes you look stupid. OK, if you don’t claim to be a copywriter, journalist, or other professional writer, most people will probably cut you some slack for including an errant apostrophe in your blogs and emails. But proper use of this little placeholder is easy to […]