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The Five Most Common Spelling Errors

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The Five Most Common Spelling Errors

Everyone makes spelling mistakes. Yep, everyone! William Shakespeare, H.P. Lovecraft, Ernest Hemingway, J.K. Rowling, Steven...

Word Choice: Though or Although?

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Word Choice: Though or Although?

English is a complex language, even for native speakers. Even for the best writers, there...

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Vocabulary Tips: How to Use “Graduate” and “Graduated”

A lot of people get confused by the word graduate, because it can be a...

Idiom Tips: Spitting Image or Spit and Image?

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Idiom Tips: Spitting Image or Spit and Image?

Both “spitting image” and “spit and image” are common phrases. But which one should you...

Spelling Tips: Favorite or Favourite?

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Spelling Tips: Favorite or Favourite?

“Favorite” and “favourite” are different spellings of the same word. So, does it matter if...

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Is “a Series” Singular or Plural?

Series is an example of a collective noun. Even though a series is singular, it...

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Spelling Tips: Weird or Wierd?

If something is odd, is it “weird” or “wierd”? This word is easy to get...

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Spelling Tips: Sergeant or Sargent?

If you are writing about the armed forces or police, you may need to talk...

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Spelling Tips: Rhythm or Rythm?

Do dancers need a good sense of “rhythm” or “rythm”? This word can be difficult...

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Using Articles (A, An, The) Before Acronyms and Initialisms

Acronyms (e.g., NASA, UNESCO) and initialisms (e.g., FBI, BBC) are common in writing. But when...

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5 More Spelling Memory Aids You Need to Know

Previously, we did a post on five helpful spelling mnemonics (i.e., memory aids). But we...

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Idiom Tips: Another Think Coming or Another Thing Coming?

You may have seen the phrases “another think coming” and “another thing coming” used in...

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