Archive for the 'English Language' Category
I was just noticing that I haven’t pissed anyone off for at least a dozen blog entries, so I thought I’d pick up a hot topic. The N-word always seems to be in the news. Any time a white guys says the word, particularly one who fancies himself as a comedian, shit hits the fan. [...]
There are some words that people regularly confuse such as nauseated and nauseous. Here’s a quick clarification of some of those words.
It is time for another English lesson. Last time, I covered quite a few of the really common mistakes in speech and on blogs in particular. This time I am going to focus on some of the spelling/grammar errors that result from the human tendency to have a lazy mouth that does not properly pronounce [...]
Seeing as how I am on my way toward becoming an English teacher, I thought I would lay out a few of the still-far-too-common mistakes I see in writing. With the rise of the blog, less reviewing of articles happening, more simple errors are making it online. Fortunately, OSX has built-in spellchecking, the Google Toolbar [...]