Category Archive for: ‘Grammar and Usage’

Aggravate: To Annoy or To Make Worse?


Can “aggravate” mean “annoy” or “irritate”?

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The Wicked Bible: History’s Worst Typo


We all make typos occasionally, right? We may have to deal with readers griping about a left-out apostrophe or some …

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Less or Fewer?


Is it “one less problem without you” or “one fewer problem without you”?

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5 Errors with Comparative and Superlative Forms


Adjectives and adverbs come in three degrees of comparison: positive, comparative, and superlative. When comparing or contrasting two or more things, we use the comparative or superlative degrees. The following chart gives some examples of adjectives and adverbs in their various degrees…

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