I've noticed confusion over two different grammatical terms: past tense and passive voice. They may seem similar, but they aren't.
Don't you hate it when two words differ by just one letter? Choosing between words like ensure or insure can present a challenge.
Dictionary.com announced it added the word 'jabroni' to its online listings, giving credit for the addition to the actor known as 'The Rock.'
I read a newspaper column in which a viewer asked why the paper wasn't consistent with the terms person of interest or suspect.
Police say the discovery of a death certificate typo helped them realize there was something fishy in a death investigation.
The coronavirus pandemic introduced several new options to our vocabulary. I bet you use some of these new COVID-19 words and phrases, too!
The ongoing national dialog about racism led to some interesting conversations. But when it comes to the word picnic, it's led to bogus information.
Maybe people waited too long to introduce this particular fake word, but after watching people's behavior, I think we need Pandemiquette lessons!
The Associated Press reached a decision on whether to follow its rule on capitalizing Black as a race with a similar rule about whether to capitalize White.
Every time there's a story about someone digging up a possible cannonball or other war "souvenir," there's a battle over ordinance or ordnance.
For some time now, realtors have been quietly eliminating the term 'master bedroom' from home descriptions out of concerns over its connotation.
Should you use slaves or enslaved persons when referring to the people sold and imprisoned in slavery? Here's why more are now choosing the latter.
Do you have trouble selecting between breath or breathe? If so, you're not alone. In fact, it happened to a British online fashion and cosmetic retailer.
This optics craze began earlier than I thought. In fact, I found an article from 2018 complaining about its overuse. It's definitely getting worse.