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3 Things You Must Know About Double Negatives

by • April 01, 2015
Apparently double negatives are okay in math but not in English. Cartoon.

You probably have been told more than once that double negatives are wrong and that you shouldn’t use them. However, usually, it’s left at that — without any explanation of what exactly a double negative is or why it’s considered incorrect (in standard English). We want to… MORE →

7 Homophone Mistakes to Avoid

by • March 27, 2015
store, homophone, Grammarly

When you’re speaking out loud, homophones sound alike, but when you’re writing them out, it’s a different story. Though they have the same pronunciation, homophones have slightly different spellings and totally different definitions. Since using the wrong one can completely change the meaning of your statement, it’s… MORE →