Rhymes That Don’t Quite Rhyme

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Bearing shame and scoffing rude
In my place, condemned He stood
Sealed my pardon with His blood
Hallelujah, what a Savior!

I’ve always found this stanza particularly moving from a theological point of view and interesting in a poetic sense.

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Question from a Reader: Is “However” a Filler Word?

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I frequently get questions from readers on the blog here and on our Facebook page. Some raise questions that I believe others might be wondering, so I plan to make it a habit to address some of them here on the blog.

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Explaining the Buffalo Sentence

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Maybe you’ve seen it as an illustration of the wackiness of English:

Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.

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

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100 Ways to Say “Great!”

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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!

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