Who’s, Whose and Whom–oh my!

Today’s post will discuss those tricky “who” words. I actually had to ask the difference between “who’s” and “whose” myself recently, and now I’ll never live it down (apparently it’s hysterical when an English major needs help with English–who knew?). Perhaps even worse than the whole “who’s”/”whose” issue is the “who”/”whom” issue. So if you’ve […]

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Good vs. Well

The “good” vs. “well” conundrum has lasted centuries. Ok, I’m exaggerating but really–people don’t know when to use “good” or when to use “well.” Today’s post should help clarify when you are “good” and when you are “well.” 😉 Personally, I feel neither good nor well today. No seriously, today is just a crummy day. […]

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The Affect of an Effect…or Something Like That

I’ve tried writing this post about three times today. I’ve scrapped it, rewritten it, and tried to find a way to not confuse you or myself. After some screaming, crying, and hair pulling, I’ve researched several sites and have been able to compile what this whole affect/effect nonsense is all about. No seriously. Read this […]

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The Horrific Semicolon and How to Use it

That’s right. You read it correctly. I hate semicolons. You would think that, as an English major, I would love all forms of grammar. You would think that I have stuffed animals of each grammatical symbol. Unfortunately, while I would love some grammatically based stuffed animals, I will always hate semi-colons. Now I know all […]

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