Tag: grammar tips
Grammar tip: “went” vs. “gone”
On February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lately I’ve heard so many people confuse “went” with “gone” that I decided it was worth a blog post on the topic. “Went” and “gone” are both variations of the verb “to go” but are used in different tenses. Here’s an explanation of the difference:   WENT is the simple past tense of TO GO: […]

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Punctuation tip: How to use “however”
On September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Knowing which punctuation to use with the word “however” is tricky. However, it’s important to get it correct, so here’s a brief explanation. As demonstrated above, when “however” means “in spite of that” and appears at the beginning of a sentence, it is followed by a comma. For example: However, it’s important to get it […]

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Misuse of “myself”
On June 26, 2012 | 2 Comments

A while back, I wrote a fun blog post called The Plural of Book Is Not Book’s, and since then, readers from all over have been sending me their own grammar pet peeves. I love reading them because they prove I’m not alone in my quest to make the world a better place by eliminating […]

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