CATEGORY:Grammar

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  • Starting Sentences with “And” or “But”

    One of our subscribers wrote to ask if it’s OK to start a sentence with the words and or but. The answer is yes. The...

    Nancy Tuten

    9 August 2019

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  • “Lie” or “Lay”?

    This website addresses a number of confusing word pairs, including effect and affect, sit and set, and bad and badly, just to name a few. But...

    Nancy Tuten

    3 August 2019

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  • “I” or “Me”

    Which of these sentences correctly use the first-person pronouns I and me? Harry and I will take the annual report to the meeting. The winners...

    Nancy Tuten

    3 September 2017

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  • Who or Whom

    I hope I am dead and gone when it happens, but I fully realize that one day the word whom will be designated by dictionaries...

    Nancy Tuten

    20 April 2017

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