A verbal is a word formed from a verb but used as a noun, adjective or adverb. Verbs are the one part of speech that can dress themselves up and act like other parts of speech.
No matter what you’re writing, you must keep two concepts in mind to communicate effectively: audience and purpose.
Homophones cause all kinds of problems for spellers. They are words that sound alike, but are spelled differently. I’m covering all the most common ones a post at a time. Today’s is all about the homophones starting with N or O.