We use the word “identify” differently from how we used to. In this post, I examine this example of the evolution of English.
I learned today that the word thank is derived from the word think. Its original meaning, according to the Oxford …
I was in a crowded college library pulsing with the sibilant hum of students at work. Behind me I …
Heteronyms are words with different meanings and pronunciations that are spelled identically.
That’s right; moped and moped are not the same words. They are two distinct words with completely different meanings. They just look exactly alike. Whose idea was this?
Short paragraphs put air around what you write and make it look inviting, whereas one long chunk of type can discourage the reader from even starting to read.