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I am bothered about the incorrect use of “however.” Sadly, I have seen very few examples of its proper use. Does anyone else care? If you do, then go visit this site. https://web.sonoma.edu/users/f/farahman/subpages/utilities/however.pdf

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Singular

Which is better? Should you use the correct grammar and feel uncomfortable for sounding pedantic, or chicken out and say it wrong even if you know better. “None” is singular, as in “None of them is going …” Nevertheless, many … Continue reading

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Redundant Phrases

As common as they are, they are incorrect because they contain redundancies. exact same end result unexpected surprise close proximity merge together during the course of difficult dilemma foreign imports 8:00 am in the morning past history — This is … Continue reading

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Bad Language

On many occasions I have written about the lack of education with regard to the use of proper English. Last night I heard enough to last me a very long time. I was watching a reality show in which virtually … Continue reading

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Personal Pronouns 3.0

I have written about this topic several times because it is one of my pet peeves. Am I that exceptional that my knowledge of the use of person pronouns is rare? I have found that a significantly large number of … Continue reading

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Bad Writing

In my 30 years of communicating with tech support people by text and email, I have found a consistent pattern. THEY CANNOT WRITE! Bad sentence structure. Bad punctuation. Bad spelling. Bad grammar. How could they be expected to communicate effectively … Continue reading

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Who cares?

This weekend we will set our clocks ahead one hour, but what is that procedure called? Most people call it Daylight Savings Time, which is not the “official” name. The “official” is name is Daylight Saving Time (No “s”). However, … Continue reading

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