gram·ma·ry /ˈɡramərē/

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Grammar Chaos: Stationary Versus Stationery—An Error That Won’t Budge

Mar 15, 2017

Stationary and stationery. With only one letter differentiating a piece of paper from a state of stillness, how do you know which is which? Both writers and editors tend to mix up homonyms. When two words sound alike when spoken, there is a tendency of these words to be interchanged. There are ...
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Grammar Chaos: Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda

Mar 08, 2017

No matter what anyone tells you and no matter how popular it becomes, the phrases “could of”, “would of”, and “should of” are never grammatically correct. The long versions of the contractions “could’ve”, “would’ve”, and “should’ve” are “could have”, “would hav...
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Grammar Chaos: (E)Specially Difficult to Distinguish

Mar 01, 2017

Specially and Especially are a tricky pair of words. Their definitions are so close that you simply can’t avoid mixing up the two. The difference is determined by the context in which the term is used. Specially is an adverb, with the adjective form special. Special means “distinguished in ...
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