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Word Pairs that Repeat Themselves

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He grew by leaps and bounds. We searched every nook and cranny. You will have to pick and choose. English is replete with redundancies. There is little to no difference between leaping and bounding, nooks and crannies, picking and choosing. Some language purists advocate the elimination of all redundant expressions, but I not only disagree, I think it’s a terrible …

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Our Awesome Homeschool Graduation Ceremony

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Homeschoolers can have graduations too. In fact, they can have really great ones. This is how our homeschool community does it.

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Writing Tip #48: Use Analogy

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People often confuse metaphors and similes with analogies. Let’s get them straight.

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Writing Tip #31: Descriptive Writing Can Include Action

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Description is different from narration, but that doesn’t mean it can’t include action.

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You Can’t “Take the Cash Out of Your Home and Put It To Use”

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This is an unusual kind of post for me. It’s sort of about words and language, so I guess it …

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