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A Homophone Song by Larry the Cucumber

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I’m working on the next homophone post. If anyone has been anxiously awaiting it, I apologize, but there are a …

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When Prepositions Aren’t Prepositions: A Quiz

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I have written previously about how memorizing the list of prepositions can confuse students because it’s common for those words …

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Verbing Weirds Language: When Nouns Become Verbs

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Verbification, or verbing is the common linguistic transformation of nouns into verbs. This is usually natural, fine, and practical. I …

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What Is a Phrasal Verb?

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Phrasal verb is one of those obscure grammar terms that few non-linguists even remember learning. But phrasal verbs are common …

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