There's a well-known saying about music having charms that can soothe a savage something. But is it a savage beast or breast?
The adventures and mis-adventures of our crazy language
I freely admit that I've been doing it the wrong way. For years, I'd wish someone a 'happy belated birthday' if I was a day or two late.
Since June is Pride Month, you're going to see a lot of LGBTQ+ stories. You're going to see an increasing use of the word 'queer' as well.
The common idioms native English speakers toss around don't usually confuse most people. But non-English speakers may be a different story.
Ok, grammar enthusiasts: It's time to pay attention so you're sure to know whether you should use the word paid or payed.
I suspect there are a great many people who have never heard the term 'pangram.' But despite that, most people do know an example of one.
A pair of relatively new gender-neutral terms describe members of the Latin community. But should you go with Latine or Latinx?
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