Monthly Archives: October 2011

Word Story: Bludgeon

Does a curmudgeon, in a dudgeon, would use a bludgeon to quell his anger? Continue reading

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Voice, Accountability, and a Quiz

Advice on developing your voice, holding yourself accountable, and more. Continue reading

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Grammar Bite: Making Media Agree

“Media” may be a plural noun in Latin, but it’s a different animal in English. What it means and how to deal with it. Continue reading

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Word Story: Prevaricate

Can you use “prevaricate” to mean “procrastinate”? Continue reading

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Language by the People

What qualifies a usage as “proper” grammar? Continue reading

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A Word for the Digital World

What do you call all the chatter we’re creating online? Continue reading

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Try and Understand

The story behind “try and” and when you can use it. Continue reading

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Testament vs. Testimony: It’s All Relative

Brush up your Latin, and you’ll see the connection between testament and testimony. Continue reading

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