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by • June 17, 2015
Week 8 poll

Ending sentences with prepositions is a controversial topic. On the one hand, some people feel that it’s never appropriate to end a sentence with a preposition; on the other hand, many people feel that it’s completely unnatural and unrealistic to avoid ending a sentence with a preposition. Even Winston Churchill famously has poked fun at this debate: “This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.”

Everything you wanted to know about writing the word “father.”

by • June 17, 2015
It's Father's Day — apostrophe s.

Father’s Day, which falls on the third Sunday of June every year, is that wonderful occasion that honors the ‘old men’, new poppas and father figures of the world — often with a gift or card purchased with dear dad’s own cash, ironically enough. This year, rather than spend his money on another pair of quirky socks or soap on the rope, do him one better: learn to correctly punctuate the holiday that commemorates his TLC (tender, love and care).