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Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
Unless you are writing an SAT essay, there is no intrinsic benefit to using big, fancy words.
When I was budding young grammar Nazi, the distinction between the modifiers further and farther was a particular peeve of mine. I cannot tell you where I first learned that farther was to be reserved for literal distances…
This is the next in our series on homophones–words that sound alike. We are working through these tricky terms …
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