Tag Archives: writing

Grammar Friday

Today’s two grammar tips (OK, writing tips): The phrase “rarely ever” is redundant. “I rarely ever sleep late, but today I stayed in bed until 11 a.m.” See? “Ever” adds nothing. State your thought clearly. If you write, “I like … Continue reading

Posted in Grammar | Tagged | 1 Comment

Grammar Friday

In the questions below, choose the correct answer. (If you’re getting this by email, click on the Grammar Friday headline above to take the quiz.)   Thanks for visiting. While you’re here, please look around the site. You can subscribe … Continue reading

Posted in Grammar | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Grammar | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment