Over the weekend, I began seeing a screenshot from a news program with an embarrassing misspelling of the term 'Molotov Cocktail.'
Compound Possessives often create confusion as people try to successfully construct a grammatically correct sentence. Here's how to do it.
A relatively new bad habit, dropping to be in certain sentences, began to quickly ascend my list of grammatical pet peeves.
Mistress is no longer the proper word to define a homewrecker, the Associated Press now says. But their recent guidance on the matter caused a Twitter stir.
When you're starting your job search, here's a basic question to ponder: Should you spell resume with accents or without?
For years, at least before a global pandemic, a growing number of people celebrate Cinco de Mayo. But some don't know the reason behind their celebration!
This new assault on typing double spaces between words may make old-school typists angry but modern copyeditors delighted!
I knew when the coronavirus pandemic began that it wouldn't take long for the first new COVID-19 word to reach the dictionary.
One week ago, a very small fraction of the world paused to celebrate National Semicolon Day. The often-misunderstood mark now has a second meaning.
Here's something you knew would be inevitable. COVID-19 terms we quickly learned during the pandemic are making their way to the dictionary.
One of my readers, Connie, commented on the connection between COVID-19 and the phrase 'going viral.' Everyone should keep the comparison in mind.
When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, is the virus contagious or infectious? The two words have been used interchangeably...but that's not right.
A friend of mine recently pointed out a problem with the phrase 'shelter in place' when it comes to the pandemic. It's worth some thought.
The terms epidemic vs. pandemic both have a key thing in common: the human race doesn't want to experience either one of them!