Here's an overview of's discussion of common grammatical mistakes. In this section we cover 13 common problems pla.. Read more.


It's now more important than ever to develop a powerful writing style. After all, most communication takes place in reports, emails, and instant messages. If you .. Read more.


We have eight parts of speech in the English language: (1) nouns, (2) verbs, (3) adjectives, (4) adverbs, (5) pronouns, (6) conjunctions, (7) prepositions, and (8) interjections. Every word .. Read more.


When you use a coordinating conjunction to join two elements of a series, no comma comes before the conjunction. But when .. Read more.

Good's Grammar Blog

May 15, 2013Posted by Ed Good

In my last blog, we looked at some grammar governing the use of the like word. Now let’s see what the experts have to say. As you’ll see, they mince no words. Overusing Like Threatens Your Career Consider the views of the experts: New Fowler By the mid-20c., however, [the use of like] as... Read more

March 5, 2013Posted by Ed Good

Last Blog In my last blog, I began my diatribe against the awful like word. In this edition, we’ll explore some grammar and see how the like word can serve as seven out of the eight parts of speech. Many children develop the like habit at very young ages. If your children... Read more

February 26, 2013Posted by Ed Good

Do you, like, have like a habit? If you have a "like" habit, the time has come: Break it. Many people cannot make it through a single sentence without scores of “I’m like” and “She was like” and “She’s all . . . .” For good measure, they throw in the... Read more