Tag Archives: language

It’s Pronounced Like a Schwa

It bothers me that that there are too many people who pronounce the indefinite article “a” incorrectly. Among them is the pedantic host of Jeopardy, Alex Trebek, and many other broadcasters as well. There was a question about the three … Continue reading

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Disambiguate

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the meaning of disambiguate is “to establish a single semantic or grammatical interpretation for.” When I was in the sixth grade, one of my teachers, who was a stickler with regard to the proper use … Continue reading

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First-come, First-served

Ignorant people leave off the “d” in served because they have heard the expression without trying to understand what it means. The meaning is simple. My conclusion is simple as well. Those who say it wrong and write it wrong … Continue reading

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Polluted Speaking II

For those like me who have long memories, you may recall another time when people polluted their speech with these junk words. Based on this experience, I am encouraged to believe that the days of over using words such as … Continue reading

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Can’t Say it Right

I don’t understand why this is such a difficult word, particularly in the fashion industry.

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Repeatedly Redundant

Some people won’t get this!

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Images as Spelling Aids

If you keep this image in mind, you should, theoretically, never spell them wrong.

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