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Convince vs. Persuade

English is full of confusing words. If you’re not dealing with a confusing set of homophones or homonyms, yo...

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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...

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More on the Awful “Like” Word

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...

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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 ...

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Sample Page

This is an example page. It's different from a blog post because it will stay in one place and will show up in your site navigation (in most themes). Most people start with an About page that introduces them to potential site visitors. It might say s...

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Blockquote Test Page

Only Blockquote Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and sc...

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infuse - vocabulary

verbTo instill, introduce, or inculcate principles or qualities, as if by pouring, as in The teacher infused new life into the classroom; to inspire or imbue (usually followed by with), as in ...

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venerable - vocabulary

adjectiveMeriting or commanding high esteem because of age or high dignity; impressive or interesting because of great age; hallowed or historic. Heaven and earth are grand; father and...

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denouement - vocabulary

denouement - noun The final resolution of a plot or play; also used to describe the ultimate outcome of a doubtful series of events. A young professor I watched in action at one of our large ea...

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spurious - vocabulary

adjectiveNot genuine, authentic, or true; not from the pretended or proper source; counterfeit. Jargon is the verbal sleight of hand that makes the old hat seem newly fashionable; it g...

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promulgate - vocabulary

verb To make known through public declaration; formally proclaim; publish. Note: In law, we say that Congress enacted a statute. But we say that a federal agency prom...

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Sample Page - Build Your Vocabulary

Learn 406 words smart people should know. Ideal for those studying for college-entrance exam...

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Sample Page - Egg on Your Face

This Grammar eBook discusses the Top 25 Grammatical Mistakes. ...

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Sample Page - The Awful 'Like' Word

Download this free eBook. Send the file to all your contacts. The 'like' word threatens your car...

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Sample Page - Rules on Punctuation

This Grammar...

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Sample Page - Common Grammatical Mistakes

This Grammar eBook explores common grammatical mistakes people make. ...

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Sample Page - Understanding the Parts of Speech

This Grammar eBook explains all you need to know about the 8 part...

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Sample Page - Developing a Powerful Writing Style

This Grammar eBook will teach you how to develop a powe...

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Egg on Your Face

This Grammar eBook explores the most prevalent grammatical mistakes people make. Each mistake is thoroughly discussed and illustrated with examples in the media and on the Internet.Here's a list of The Top 25 Grammatical Mistakes...

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GrammaRight Sample Page - Subjunctive Mood

This sample page from GrammaRight shows the screen you get when you type into the Search Box "What is the subjunctive mood?"...

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GrammaRight Grammar Software Sample Page - However

Here’s a sample page from GrammaRight grammar software, which shows the proper use of the word however as a conjunctive adverb....

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realistic - correct spelling

realistic - adjective  Example: We have a realistic chance for success....

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prepare - correct spelling

prepare - verb  Example: He tried to prepare a gourmet dinner....

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GrammaRight - Clickable Help for Writers

What Is GrammaRight?GrammaRight is a series of HTML help files. They contain virtually all the content you find here at Grammar.com. If you want grammar sources you can print, then you should ...

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February - correct spelling

February proper nounExample: I’ll meet you in Key West in February....

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