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Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
He grew by leaps and bounds. We searched every nook and cranny. You will have to pick and choose. English …
Why do some people use “why” in sentences that aren’t questions? A great question from a reader.
I read this sentence recently in an editorial on Obamacare: “…Obama then finds himself hoist by his own petard.”
So, what’s a petard and what does it mean to be hoisted by it?
When you say, “It’s complicated,” do you mean the same thing as “It’s complex?”
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Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
How to Quit Being a Grammar Snob: Eight Vital Steps
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