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Grammar Friday

Today’s two grammar tips: An adage is a saying that sets forth a general truth and has gained standing through long use. Almost by definition, an adage is old, so it’s redundant to talk about “an old adage.” People often … Continue reading

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Grammar Friday

Today’s two grammar tips: When you emigrate, you exit a country. When you immigrate, you go into a country. An adage is a saying that sets forth a general truth and has gained standing through long use. Almost by definition, … Continue reading

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Grammar Friday

Today’s two grammar tips: An adage is a saying that sets forth a general truth and has gained standing through long use. Almost by definition, an adage is old, so it’s redundant to talk about “an old adage.” People often … Continue reading

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