GOOD and WELL as Modifiers

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 performed well during the third quarter. Carson is a good administrator. The company provides well for its employees, offering...
Like or As?

Like or As?

The distinction between like and as, which was once a darling of the grammar police, is growing more faint by the day. Just this morning, I read the following sentence by someone whom I consider among the best living writers, Maria Popova: Like Whitman did with...