Today, we’ve got something for you that’s especially tricky (or enlightening, depending on whether you’re a “glass half full” or “glass half empty” kind of person). In most of our previous posts on commonly misused words, we talk about the
“Capital” vs. “capitol”: What’s the difference?
US Election Day 2016 is getting awfully close. (We’re not sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing.) As this day inches toward the present, you may be seeing more and more media coverage (in both traditional and
A tip for writing clearly: Avoid using words in atypical ways
One way to make your writing easy to read is to avoid using words in ways that they aren’t typically used. Let’s think about the words in the following sentence: “The government effects the will of the people.” What wrong