This word may not conjure pleasant thoughts, but it’s an old word with an interesting history. And it makes a lot of us laugh, too.
Maybe you’ve seen it as an illustration of the wackiness of English:
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That is a grammatically correct English sentence. Now, I’m pretty good at this English grammar thing, but it took me quite a while to understand
Here’s the next in my Ways to Say series. Sometimes it’s just not enough to tell someone they are great. Or maybe you are a writing teacher and need another way to say “good job!” on a student’s paper. I’m hoping this list will help: 100 Ways to Say Great!
As I’ve said many times on this blog: language changes. English evolves over time. That’s why the Beowulf poet wrote …
Today I present the next in my Ways to Say series: 100 Ways to Say Good. I covered ways to say bad last time, so I guess this is no big surprise.
What was a surprise is how difficult it was to limit the list to 100. Good is such a broadly-used word, covering so much ground, it has literally hundreds of potential synonyms