Almost everyone has a list of usage hang-ups. Sometimes we have used words incorrectly for a long time, and it will not seem wrong to us. I doubt if it would be possible to memorize all the usage rules in the English language, and that is even truer today in the age of the
Here are 3 tips to strengthen your sentences and make your writing stronger. Tip 1: Your writing will be more effective if you use strong verbs and nouns instead of trying to prop up weak ones with adjectives and adverbs. Weak: The dentist intentionally spoke untruthfully about the diagnosis. Strong: The dentist lied about
Warning! Inflated Language Ahead. If you use inflated language, you can sound stuffy and turn people off. Here are 3 warning signs you are using inflated language: 1. If you have a tendency to use formal words in everyday conversation. 2. If you use the word myself when you should have used me or I.
Can You Really Trust Worksheets in All Published Workbooks? I say, not always. My grandson attended a private, religious school for grades 1-3. The curriculum they used was good about including something pertaining to the Bible on every page of the books he used, but it was not so good
Four tips to lock out hackers are: 1. Change your passwords after working on an insecure network. 2. Use a password manager app, or create a list of passwords on a password protected document on your desktop. 3. Make your passwords long and hard to figure out but easy to