Punctuation is important. It may not come into play in spoken English, but the ability to use it correctly is one of the telltale signs of a skilled writer. Punctuation improves readability, helps emphasize specific points, and improves organization. It makes the page come alive, in a way. Hyphens and dashes are among the most […]
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Spell Check Vs. Grammar Check Spellcheckers are everywhere. Integrated software such as autocorrect has changed the way people write and express themselves through text. It boosts people’s confidence along with their ability to write English. However, unlike spelling checkers, grammar checkers are few and far between. Grammar is fundamentally different than spelling, since it relies […]
Lol This Post is Totes Cray Cray, JK It’s been said that texting is killing the English language, and that this new and improved generation of smartphone-carrying, screen-swiping, touch-typing kids is hastening the downfall of the written word. It’s very easy to sit back and blame technological advances for the many shortcomings of modern man, […]
American Vs British English If you’re an American talking to a Brit or vice versa, you’ve probably had your fair share of arguments as to whose use of English is superior. There has probably been a time where one of you has teased the other over their “incorrect” spelling or grammar, or over their pronunciation. […]
Then and than are used very regularly by anyone who speaks English, and they are among the most frequently used words in the English language. However, there are many who incorrectly use these words, causing confusion and misunderstanding. Sentence structure is important, as is correct word usage, so I will attempt to clear the air […]
History of the English Language – Part I We take English for granted, what with it being an international language which has been spoken for so many years. It has so many dialects, accents, and vernaculars, that it seems it has been around forever. Not so. Not many people know that English did not originate […]