Category: Language

“I will have these/those delivered tomorrow.” Whether you use “these” or “those,” this sentence would still be grammatically correct. However, it is important to note that the two words are used differently and are not...
We learned the different kinds of pronouns and their functions in school. However, if you have been out of school for several years, you probably have already forgotten the difference between subject and object pronouns....
The words “where” and “were” are two of the most commonly confused words in the English language. They not only have almost the same spelling, but many people also think they have the same pronunciation....
What did the famous J.R.R. Tolkien say? “Not all those who wander are lost.” “Not all those who wonder are lost.” If you know the answer, kudos to you! But if you are unsure (or...
Let us take a look at two sample sentences: I went to Spain. I have gone to Spain. The first sentence is in the simple past form, while the second sentence is in the present...
We often hear the words “accident” and “incident” in the news, but not all of us know the difference between the two words. Are they interchangeable? If not, in what sense are they different? Summary...
Are you one of those people who think that “Carmel and “caramel” refer to the soft candy made of sugar and butter? Sorry to burst your bubble! “Carmel” and “caramel” may have almost the same...
Have you ever read someone’s comment and wondered if that person was being sarcastic or just facetious? If this has happened too many times in your life, this article is for you. Read on as...
The words “been” and “being” are two easily confused terms in the English language. Both are participle forms of the verb “be” and follow auxiliary verbs. Now the question is, are they exactly the same?...
Whether you are on the World Wide Web or on your phone trying to communicate with someone through SMS, shortcuts of common terms and phrases (e.g. lol, rofl, yolo, btw) are frequently used. These shortcuts...