You never know what you'll find on personal profiles. Sometimes, they can even prompt a grammar debate like, 'Did they mean gambit or gamut?'
If you have an American and a Brit pronounce the metal they make soda cans from, you'll hear the difference. Is it aluminum or aluminium?
Grammar enthusiasts fumed when a web dictionary added a few nonstandard words to its site. One of them that seemed to draw ire was 'finna.'
Sometimes your spellcheck can confuse words in suggesting alternatives. A great example could be the choice between viola or voila.
I saw a commercial featuring a tune I hadn't heard before. I wish I still hadn't heard it because it contained the non-word 'conversate.'
The older we get the more we have to dodge a variety of terms meant to define us. But what's the best way to describe older people?
Either tread or trod can serve as the past tense of the verb tread. But different sources disagree on the preferred option.
I recently mentioned that this week marks 17 years of Patrick's Place. But we should talk about what anniversaries do and don't commemorate.
If you couldn't guess what a 'second gentleman' might mean, you can now find the definition in the dictionary. And he helped spread the word!
A commercial promoting Central Florida tourism contains an error many might miss. It confuses the similar-sounding words Awe and Aww.
One innocent little letter can change a word's meaning. That's why you must think when choosing between nouns like damage or damages.
The U.S. House of Representatives was set to hold a vote Wednesday on what would be the second impeachment of President Donald Trump.
The riot in Washington, D.C. last week prompted many to choose between capital or capitol, and in some cases, they...
Since COVID-19, we've seen that clear plastic installed to protect us in businesses and schools. But is it plexiglas or plexiglass?