Words We Confuse That Spellcheckers Miss: Parts Q & R


Homophones are words that sound alike, but are different in spelling and meaning. There are scores of them in English …

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On the Superiority of Nerds


Why I prefer hanging out with nerds.

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Descriptive Writing Prompt: A Close Observation


In this descriptive assignment, assume the role of a scientist. Select an ordinary object — something you might find around the house or in your neighborhood — and examine it as carefully as you can.

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Semicolon Poster


Just a quick note to let you know that I’ve created a digital poster to go along with my recent post on the semicolon.

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