Imply vs. Infer

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People often confuse the words imply and infer. After reading this article, you will no longer be among them. And when you hear someone err in this matter, send them to this page immediately. Together, we can make the world a better place — one diction error at a time.

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Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Dickens!

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Happy Birthday, Chuck D! No, I’m not referring to the front man for Public Enemy (His birthday is August 1, …

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The Heroic Journey 7: 12 Traits of the Nemesis

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Last week we looked at the Nemesis, or Evil One in broad outline. This week let’s take a look at some of the traits that go into a well-constructed bad guy:

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Wild Party Games for English Teachers

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Two different friends posted this comic on my Facebook wall this week. Couldn’t resist sharing.

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