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than, then

Than is a word used only in comparisons (greater than, less than, etc.).Then is used to place an action in time or a thought into a sequen...

That vs. Which

Which Is It? That? Or Which?Now we open the proverbial can of worms.Some people on earth know the differences between that and which. I’m one of them. So is your boss. Maybe....

that, which

Note: We thoroughly discuss the differences between that and which in the eBook Developing a Powerful Writing Style.B...

The Awful “Like” Word – Part I

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 . . . .” Fo...

The chapter title needs repair…

The chapter title read: “When writing, your participle might dangle.”You can see that the subject “your partic...

The Last Part of Speech - The Interjection

We don’t need to spend much time with the eighth and final part of speech—the interjection.Like wow!Rats.Damn!Oh!These and other words of surprise are interjections. Use them in speech and creative writing. Lea...

The Word “Like” Serves as 7 Parts of Speech

A Grammatical Analysis for ChildrenThe word like serves as seven of the parts of speech. The only function it doesn’t serve?  It isn’t a pronoun. But it does cover the other seven.Like as a V...

The Word “Principal”

A Part-of-Speech ApproachThe word principal, on the other hand, has a variety of meanings as an adjective and as a noun.Principal as an AdjectiveLet’s look f...

The Word “Principle”

A Part-of-Speech ApproachInstead, let’s take a simple parts-of-speech approach to understanding the differences. The word principle will always appear as a noun form, never as an adjective. It is thus incorre...

The “Like” Word

Like, Wow!The word doing the most damage to the communicative “skills” of young people today happens to be a preposition … the word like. It also happens to be a noun, a verb, an adjective, an adverb, a conjunction, ...

The “Like” Word Threatens Your Career

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 ...

Theater vs. Theatre

Should we go watch a movie in a theatre or a theater? ...

their - correct spelling

possessive pronounNote: For a discussion of their, there, and they’re, see Grammar.com’s section on Common Grammatical Mistakes. ...

themselves - correct spelling

reflexive pronounExample: They gave themselves a party....

Then vs. Than

The policeman’s strategy was better than the burglar’s so he waited for him to make a move first and then arrested him. Did you notice than and then in the above s...

theories - correct spelling

noun (plural of the noun theory)Example: We have several theories about the cause of his resignation....

there - correct spelling

adverb, pronoun, adjective, and nounNote: For a discussion of their, there, and they’re, see Grammar.com’s s...

therefor - correct spelling

adverbExample: He ordered the stereo and included payment therefor.Note: This adverb often appears in legal writing. It differs i...

therefore - correct spelling

adverb and conjunctive adverbExample: He therefore decided to sell the farm. adverb...

therefore, therefor - vocabulary

adverbTherefore: serves as a conjunctive adverb or as a regular adverb. When it joins two clauses, it must be preceded by a semicolon and ...

they're - correct spelling

contractionNote: For a discussion of their, there, and they’re, see Grammar.com’s section on Common Grammatical Mistakes. ...

they're, their, there

Note: We thoroughly discuss the differences among these words in the Common Grammatical Mistakes section of Grammar.com. Click here for the ...

thorough - correct spelling

adjectiveGrammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses thorough, through, and threw. Click here for that discussion...

though - correct spelling

subordinating conjunction and adverbExample: He still disputes the point, though he knows he’s wrong. ...

thought - correct spelling

noun and verb (past tense and past participle of the verb think)Example: He had a thought about how to fix the situation. ...

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