Tag Archives: English usage

That’s about That!

That’s about That! by Marcus A. Nannini   I can be as guilty as anyone when it comes to overusing the word that. “That” said, there is a strong case to be made for excluding up to 90 percent of … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Using Apostrophes with Letters, Words, and Numbers

Top Tips for Using Apostrophes with Letters, Words, and Numbers by Kathleen Watson The apostrophe helps us form contractions (what’s new), shows us that something is missing (rock ‘n’ roll), and helps us create possessives and plurals. These examples will … Continue reading

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The Effective Author: Fun With Collective Nouns

The Effective Author: Fun With Collective Nouns © 2017 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. Most authors do their best to use spelling, words, and grammar correctly. And most authors are well aware that language evolves over time. … Continue reading

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That vs Which

That vs Which by Ellen Buikema I frequently have difficulty trying to decide whether to use “that” or “which” when writing. To help clear my confusion, I wandered through Professor Google to find help. The following summary of Ali Hale’s … Continue reading

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