Then vs. Than

then vs than

It’s not uncommon for people who are new to speaking English to have problems with homonyms (words that sound the same but are spelled differently).  Even those who are native English speakers often have trouble choosing which word they want to be using in their writing.  Unfortunately, misusing these words will quickly lead to your[…]

Further vs. Farther

further vs farther

While one of the most common language mistakes that English speakers often make is confusing homonyms (words that soon the same but are spelled differently). It can be very confusing trying to discern between two very similar words that are slightly different. So is the case with “further and “farther.” So often confused that some people[…]

Eight Words that have Changed Meaning over Time

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Because human language is constantly in flux, evolving and reshaping with the times, many words and phrases change meaning over time. The field of linguistics was born of a need to keep track of, categorize, and catalog all of these changing nuances of language. Many terms currently used in daily conversation actually have archaic definitions which[…]

5 Most Common Grammar Mistakes

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Every writer makes grammatical errors, no matter how careful they are when writing. Rewriting, editing, and proofreading are all necessary steps to polishing any written work, but often writers can’t see their mistakes. They may not understand the grammar principle behind it or they are too close to the project and their eyes skip over[…]