Ellipsis: using the omission style without blunder

Ellipsis is an intentional omission of a word or words that should originally (or grammatically) be…

Severally vs several times: connected but different

The error of using ‘severally’ and ‘several times’ as synonyms is not restricted to any part…

Altogether vs all together: now the confusion ends

Like other similar pairs, ‘altogether’ and ‘all together’ have been used interchangeably by some speakers of…

Exclamation mark: what you should know about it

The exclamation mark (or exclamation point) is a punctuation mark that looks simple—and it really is—but…

Difference between ‘in the night’ and ‘at night’

Ever been in a situation where both ‘in the night’ and ‘at night’ seemed correct but…

How to describe body shapes

This has been a complex topic for so many people, so it’s important to simplify it…

Simplified difference between stepbrother/stepsister and half-brother/half-sister

This has been a complex topic for so many people, so it’s important to simplify it…

Family vocabulary: simple to complex names to call your relatives

We all have families—even aliens do—but sometimes we don’t know which word to use for particular…

Common words often misspelt/misspelled

  Tip: misspelt (British), misspelled (American). Language is dynamic and unique, that’s why we educate ourselves…

Happy New Year!

As days pass and years go by We hope for the best and keep living life…