Whether we’re speaking or writing, we sometimes need a little help. Here are a few of the rules that trip me up:
Have you ever been stuck in an awkward sentence, not knowing which pronoun to use? Do you feel forced to use the clunky “he/she” or “his/her” option when all you really want to do is replace it with a “they or their” and move on?
A few tricks to help you pick the correct word.
Go lie down, lay that on the table, let sleeping dogs lie. I’m not going to lie, the rules for using lay and lie are very complicated. It’s easy to get them wrong, so let’s lay down the law and get it right!
Do you feel bad or badly? Here’s the rule to help you remember!
Have you ever used a Latin phrase and wondered if you were using it correctly? I have. I don’t think I’m the only one to be a little off with my usage.
Many common phrases have morphed into something else. Here are a few that will make you laugh!
These rules are just the tip of my grammar and writing ignorance. But sometimes it’s okay to break the rules. In fact, deliberately saying or writing something the wrong way often makes a bigger impact. More to come on that in 2019!
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