everyday vs every day: How not to be confused

‘Everyday’ and ‘every day’ are both correct but used in different contexts, and research shows some…

What to know about ellipsis (punctuation)

An ellipsis is one of those simple but often overused or misused punctuation marks. While some…

Judgement or judgment

Ever wonder why ‘judgement’ and ‘judgment’ are both correct? This is the answer: In British English,…

Oxford comma: why comma before ‘and’, ‘or’ is necessary

This usage of the comma has instigated arguments from writers and grammarians over the years. As…

Envelope vs envelop: know the difference

The difference between envelope and envelop is known to a large number of people, but some…

Bouncy or bouncing baby: what you should know

Are you confused about using bouncy or bouncing for babies? Do you think bouncy is the adjective…

Long time no see: Not a Nigerian Pidgin expression

The expression long time no see is not a phrase coined by Nigerian Pidgin users as believed by…

May and might: uses in today’s English

May and might are confusing to a large number of speakers, and even more so because…

Why English is compulsory in aviation

Have you heard the expression: ‘English is the language of the air’? Aviation safety has always…

Stan: an English word credited to Eminem

Oxford English Dictionary has officially added the word ‘stan’ to the dictionary. The word is the…