With the 2022 wedding season in full swing, it seems fitting to consider what goes into being a good conversationalist.
Magazine: Garner the Grammarian
Speakers of English must sometimes cope with sibling words bearing widely divergent meanings, such as ‘enormity’ and ‘enormousness.’
As promised, this time we’re focusing on five-letter words that might appear in Wordle.
The more words you know, the more readily you can understand anything you happen to be reading.
Nasty business, lexicography.
The mere fact that something occurs, and then something else follows, doesn’t mean that the first caused the second.
Scholars wouldn’t be surprised at the copious literature about lexicography, ‘the art or practice of writing dictionaries.’
We live in quite an era.
Should you say I appreciate your coming or I appreciate you coming? That’s the question.
On the Court, the Black/black issue is the culmination of a long stylistic evolution.