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  • Using Good and Well as Modifiers

    Can you tell which of these sentences use the words good and well correctly as modifiers? The financial report this year was good. Our stocks...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 March 2016

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  • Like and As

    Which of these sentences are correct? Winston tastes good like a cigarette should. (Remember that famous ad jingle?) He spends money like there is no...

    Nancy Tuten

    9 March 2016

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  • “Sit” and “Set”

    In a different post we have discussed the distinction between lie and lay. It is also helpful to examine sit and set, another pair of...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 January 2016

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  • Commas between Adjectives: How to Recognize Coordinate Adjectives No Ads

    The comma is perhaps the trickiest mark of punctuation to teach and to learn, largely because we seem to have multiple exceptions for every rule....

    Nancy Tuten

    24 February 2000

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