Question mark: did you know these rules?

The question mark (?) is another simple punctuation mark we use every day just to make…

Mx: a new word taking over?

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

Been and being: when and how to use them

The difference between been and being in meaning and usage has been a popular problem in…

Understanding compound nouns forms

A compound noun is that noun that consists of two or more words which are combined…

Nouns types: Getting the tricky parts right

Apart from proper nouns which have been discussed earlier on this site, we have other types…

Proper noun: understanding the complexities

Nouns probably form the most important part of speech in English, and they are obviously the…

Full stop: more than end of sentence symbol

The full stop (.), full point (both British English) or period (American) is apparently the simplest…

Punctuation: why bother about it?

Show me a discourse without punctuation and I’ll show you what ‘meaningless’ means. In speech and…

You need to know

The English language follows the pattern of Latin Script, a writing system based on letters of…

Can non-native speakers influence English?

As at 2006, English was the first language of more than 300 million people and second…

English language snippets you should know

English language has only one alphabet with 26 letters, contrary to ‘ 26 alphabets’ which is…