Grammar

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Grammar

Flew, Flu or Flue?

This week’s grammar tip will help decide the right choice of flew, flu or flue. They're pronounced the same way and each has a different meaning.
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Prodigy or Protege?

Are you a prodigy or protege? The answer depends on your level of skill and who's helping with the achievement of that skill.
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Censor or Censure?

When a public official is deemed deserving of a reprimand, would fellow politicans censor or censure him? Do people who remove indecent content censor or censure it?
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Some Day or Someday?

Occasionally, when I'm writing a post, I'll have a little grammar quandary of my own, just like the question of whether to use some day or someday.
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Canon or Cannon

When trying to decide whether to use canon or cannon, you should keep in mind that while they're very different things, each can be involved in a kind of battle.
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