Singular ‘they’: facts you can’t ignore

Quick tip: Singular they had been in existence long before its criticism by traditional grammarians. Linguists…

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…

Historic and historical: the simplest explanation

This is a pair of similar English words that even native speakers find confusing. Have you…

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…