Ancient Greek poets like Homer understood the value of grabbing a reader’s attention. Today’s writers can benefit from the epic convention of starting in medias res.
The next in an ongoing series of posts on troublesome spelling situations caused by homophones. This article looks at homophones beginning with I and J.
It seems pretty common for people to use “they” or “their” to refer to singular antecedents. Is that okay? Is it wrong to say, “Someone left their umbrella in the hallway.”?