Grammar

Everyday vs. Every day

Everyday vs. Every day

Everyday (with no space) doesn’t mean the same thing as every day (with a space). In speech, however, they do sound the same. No wonder…

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Is It Flier or Flyer?

Is It Flier or Flyer?

A flyer, a circular, a leaflet, a pamphlet, a handbill—so many words for one simple thing. A piece of paper with words and images printed…

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Get It vs. Got It

Get It vs. Got It

Do you know what a lightbulb moment is? Also known as an aha moment, a light bulb moment is a sudden understanding or realization of…

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Is it Donut or Doughnut?

Is it Donut or Doughnut?

Cops love ’em. Homer Simpson can’t live without them. And now, in honor of National Doughnut Day, let’s talk about how these tasty pastries are…

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How Do You Spell 40?

How Do You Spell 40?

What do Alicia Silverstone and Jaleel White have in common? The birthday of Alicia Silverstone, best known for playing the vapid but good-hearted teenager Cher…

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