*This post originally appeared on my previous blog on October 31, 2014 Don't, won't, can't, shouldn't, couldn't, it's (which will have a post of *its* own), and more. I believe in high school I was told it was better to use two words than one contraction. If I remember correctly, I did not use one … Continue reading A Word on Contractions
Today I'm featuring another post I published on my previous blog one year ago. The post has aged, but the lesson is timeless. *This originally appeared on my previous blog on November 5th, 2014 Today, while I was catching up on episodes of The Tonight Show (hey, I'm doing that now!) and eating lunch, I opened … Continue reading A or An ?
One year ago today I debuted my Choice Words feature (on my original blog domain). Here is the sass I chose to start it off with: *This post originally appeared on October 23rd, 2014 I was scrolling through tumblr, and I found a picture with the words "Stop correcting my grammar, this isn't English class." … Continue reading Happy Birthday Choice Words!
Literally: truly, actually, exactly. Figuratively: metaphorically, not actually. I'm getting severely concerned that "figuratively" will soon cease to exist because of society's obsession with dramatizing and embellishing sentences, thoughts, and stories. I'm not so much concerned with individuals' not understanding the difference between the two words at the beginning of this post; based on my experiences … Continue reading Literally and Figuratively – OR – Two Words, Two Meanings
Let's eat grandma! Let's eat, grandma! We're going to cut and paste, kids. We're going to cut and paste kids. Were going to cut and paste kids. Your shit. You're shit. (Your, You're; They're, Their, There) I like eating my family and my dog. I like eating, my family, and my dog. We met the … Continue reading Punctuation: The Difference Between…