Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
Why do people get so worked up about spelling errors?
“Check spelling by reading backwards. I don’t know where I first heard this tip, but I make it a regular …
I’m pretty sure the same guy who came up with the spelling of Wednesday was responsible for February too. Doesn’t the whole idea of a silent letter seem oxymoronic? Or maybe just plain moronic.
Then there are those words that seem to need letters that just aren’t there. Segue needs a w. And an ay. Cough needs an f. Colonel definitely needs an r.
A Facebook reader asks, “Why is there goodbye, good-by and goodby? And is there a difference when using them?”
I thought it would be an easy question to answer, but, as it turns out, it’s a bit more complicated than I thought.