Tragedy vs. Travesty
Tragedy and travesty sound alike, but they are nothing like synonyms. I’ve found that many people use the word travesty when they really mean tragedy, though no one every gets it wrong the other way.
Both words carry a negative connotation. They are normally used when describing a bad, unjust, or disheartening situation.Read More
Till, ‘Til, or Until?
What’s the correct short version of “until”? Is it “’til” or simply “till”?Read More
Lie or Lay? Rise or Raise? Why You Should Know What a Transitive Verb Is
Today, boys and girls, we’re going to learn about transitiveness. Can you say transitive? I knew you could. When …Read More