Clap him or clap for him: All the explanation you need

Do you say ‘clap for him’ or ‘clap him’? Which of them is correct? We will…

Free Ebook Download: questions, answers, explanations…

You’ve seen and studied questions/answers books, but would you love to see one with a simplified…

Who exactly is a ‘vulcanizer’?

In Nigeria, ‘vulcanizers’ do general maintenance work on vehicle tyres. They patch up punctured tyres, maintain…

Quotation marks: uses, rules, British/American styles

Quotation marks (inverted commas) are one of the unique punctuation marks in English. They’re generally used…

‘see’ or ‘watch’ a movie: all you should know

Most of us know we can see a movie when we go to the cinema, but when to…

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…

Do you pronounce ‘Tuesday’ correctly?

Research shows the word ‘Tuesday’ is mispronounced by a large number of people. In British English,…

Writing dates: British and American styles

There are various ways of writing calendar dates in English. We can talk about writing formally…

Anyway and anyways: before you use them next time

Anyway and anyways have always been a pair of words contending with each other across the…

Mx: a new word taking over?

English language is evolving—that’s a fact; some words have been coined and used for over 30…

‘Presently’ and ‘at present’: what you should always remember

These words have generated a lot of arguments over the years and some grammarians have refused…

British vs American English: striking spelling differences and exceptions

As expected, British and American English have different styles of spelling words that have the same…

British vs American English: vocabulary, tense and preference

Have you ever heard this old saying that Britain and America are ‘two nations divided by…