Column by Peter Derk February 16, 2017 (2) comments
Are you the office grammarian? Are you the one correcting people at family dinners? Wanna know why we hate you?
Column by Taylor Houston March 4, 2016 (7) comments
OK, so they aren't facts, and they are not all grammar-related, but most of your loved ones will just want you to shut up anyway.
Column by Taylor Houston November 13, 2015 (23) comments
It's actually not that hard to write more inclusively, but it's more important now than ever to TRY.
Column by Taylor Houston February 13, 2015 (15) comments
Grammar gets a bad rap, but some grammar rules are actually there to HELP you. Here are seven tools I have learned to love.
Column by Taylor Houston
10 Gifts for the Oxford-Comma-Obsessed Word Nerd in your life.
Review by Taylor Houston November 24, 2014 (3) comments
Eeee!!! A NEW STYLE GUIDE HAS ARRIVED – or has it?
Column by Susan DeFreitas October 24, 2014 (8) comments
No matter how accomplished you are as a writer, chances are, there's at least one grammar issue that scares the living bejeezus out of you. Now is the time to slay it once and for all.
Column by Taylor Houston July 22, 2014 (17) comments
Typos are a part of everyday life, but sometimes they can be downright dangerous. Here are three types, from the innocent to the egregious!
News by Riki Cleveland
Weird Al Yankovic parodies 'Blurred Lines' with the grammatically correct 'Word Crimes.'
Column by Taylor Houston February 24, 2014 (1) comments
How "snuck" sneaked into the English language and we totally let it.
News by Nathan Scalia August 13, 2013 (11) comments
Google joins the crowd of dictionaries that are accepting the word "literally" to mean "not literally."
News by Dean Fetzer May 30, 2013 (5) comments
Simon Horobin, a professor of English at Magdalen College, Oxford, shocked an audience at the Hay Festival when he suggested the spelling of “they’re”, “their” and “there” could be standardized.
Column by Kimberly Turner February 28, 2013 (7) comments
Is Twitter's inescapable deluge of 140-character blurbs massacring English as we know it or pushing us to write tighter, more concise copy?
Column by Taylor Houston December 31, 2012 (26) comments
So you swore off sugar in the new year, but did you resolve to stop using 'they' to refer to a single subject? You should. Here are 10 grammar and usage resolutions for 2013.
Column by Kimberly Turner September 26, 2012 (8) comments
What's that word doing there? When it comes to spoken language, nothing is accidental. Linguists are working on finding meaning in every 'oh,' 'um,' 'well,' and 'okay.' The results might surprise you.
Column by Taylor Houston July 18, 2012 (3) comments
Two more comma rules that every writer should learn.
Column by Jon Gingerich June 27, 2012 (1) comments
One of the biggest mistakes committed by both beginning and experienced writers is a failure to craft sentences that transmit information clearly, evenly, and with an emphasis on what’s important.