Myth Buster: Never Start a Sentence with “Hopefully”
Hopefully, you will benefit from this blog post. Does that sentence raise your hackles? Work you into a tizzy? Light …Read More
Mommas and Commas: Never Use a Comma Before “Be”?
Linda M. asked the following question in a Facebook message:
My mom used to say, “Never use a comma before any form of the verb to be.” Is this right? In some sentences it seems like there should be a comma before the word is.
I find this rule curious, and wonder how such rules get created and passed on. It’s not wrong either, at least not entirely. Let’s see if we can clarify it a bit.Read More
10 Real Words You Will Probably Never Use
Did you know that there is a word for being poisoned by cheese? Yup — tyrotoxism. Check out more words that really exist but no one really needs.Read More