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…

Tips you can’t miss

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