Grammar Rock: Adverbs

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Continuing our Saturday cartoon presentation of Grammar Rock videos…  

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Phrases and Clauses

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What’s the difference between a phrase and a clause? We get into some simple, basic grammar here.

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Mondegreens: Misheard Lyrics

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I’ve written before about the curious fact that there are a number of linguistic terms for things I recognize but never knew had a name. Mondegreen is one of those terms.

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200 Ways to Say “Went”

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A few weeks ago, I created a graphic poster that listed 100 ways to say “said.” It was quite a hit. But there are plenty of words that young writers settle for, perhaps because they are unaware of the many alternatives.

I doubt there’s another action verb blander than go or it’s past form, went. It seemed to me that there are numerous better, more vivid alternatives, so I started brainstorming. Before long, I not only passed 100, but made it all the way to 200. In fact, I’ve thought of more since, but you have to draw the line somewhere.

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