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Find out why we have both "flammable" and "inflammable."
Find out why we have both "flammable" and "inflammable"

'Inflammable' Means 'Flammable'

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Lee Tyler
Gary S. Hart
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yesterday at 00:46. Facebook
Here's why you should use dual points of view.
Here's why you should use dual points of view

Writing Dual POVs

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Grammar Girl
Grammar Girl
06/21/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Star Wars was deemed a "space opera" when it came out in 1977.
Star Wars was deemed a "space opera" when it came out in 1977

Horse Operas, Soap Operas, and Space Operas

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Arturo Zea
Jeffrey Frazier
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06/21/2017 at 00:42. Facebook
An apostrophe can change the meaning of your sentence.
An apostrophe can change the meaning of your sentence

Apostrophes

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James Walker
Helene Kitay Flynn
Suneal Varma
Grammar Girl
Grammar Girl
06/20/2017 at 12:38. Facebook
Have you ever wondered why some jokes are called "dad jokes"?
Have you ever wondered why some jokes are called "dad jokes"

What Is a Dad Joke?

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Dave Thompson
Virginia Lee
Noelle Smith Marier
You use an explanation to explain something, so why doesn't "explanation" have an "i" when "explain" does?
You use an explanation to explain something so why doesnt explanation have

Why Doesn’t “Explanation” Have an “I” Like “Explain”?

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Jonathan Hammond
Mark Hersh
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06/19/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
"Until" and "till" are usually interchangeable, but you should avoid "'til."
"Until" and "till" are usually interchangeable but you should avoid "'til"

Until, Till, and 'Til

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Deborah Fishburn
Nicole Annette
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06/17/2017 at 00:13. Facebook
Idioms can be difficult for non-native speakers. Here are international animal idioms.
Idioms can be difficult for nonnative speakers Here are international animal idioms

International Animal Idioms

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David Hole
Robbo Bennetts
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Grammar Girl
06/16/2017 at 12:12. Facebook
Should sentence diagramming be a requirement or just a fun project?
Should sentence diagramming be a requirement or just a fun project

Sentence Diagramming

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Kristin Lindsey Brimfield
Christine Irvin Miller
Tina Hollenbeck
Here is how people can wake up from a coma and speak a new language.
Here is how people can wake up from a coma and speak a new language

Foreign Language Syndrome

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Craig Breedon
Katie Gibbs
Shaunte Kisbey
If you want embarrassing small talk for your summer parties, the origin of "cummerbund" is just what you need.
If you want embarrassing small talk for your summer parties the origin

Why We Call It a 'Cummerbund'

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Robert Hind
Amy Frank Meabe
Snigdha Sharma Khajuria
When using the English pair "not only" and "but also," keep it parallel.
When using the English pair "not only" and "but also" keep it parallel

Not Only But Also

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Ceri Wilkinson
Tony McCoy O'Grady
Cristobal Garza
Find out how to pronounce "tumult."
Find out how to pronounce tumult

How to Pronounce 'Tumult'

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Gena Ford
David Fooks
Robert Hind
Giving English spelling an "update" will not help anyone.
Giving English spelling an "update" will not help anyone

The History of English Spelling

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Francis Johns
Ridha Djebeniani
Robbo Bennetts
Now that we can use the singular "they," the next question is: "themself" or "themselves"?
Now that we can use the singular "they" the next question is: "themself" or "themselves"

‘Themself’ or ‘Themselves’?

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Jen Hershey
Walter Mrowczynski III
Comma splices are common errors. Find out what they are and how to avoid them.
Comma splices are common errors Find out what they are and how to avoid them

What Is a Comma Splice?

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Phyllis Werner
Kirstin Johnson
Jeni Audette Luther
This is a great clip! "Good grammar is essential, Robin." RIP Adam West. (h/t June Casagrande, Gene Park)
This is a great clip Good grammar is essential Robin RIP Adam

Holy Grammar Batman

Batman schools Robin on adverb vs. adjective. Good Grammar is essential. Now let's get them. BAM.

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Mazda Bakhshi
Matt Mendelsohn
Sarah Jensen
Jay Lozada
Miriam Day
Sandra Smith
I hear something important might happen tonight on the basketball court, so I thought you might need this.
I hear something important might happen tonight on the basketball court so

"Historic" Versus "Historical"

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Tony Orrick
Frank Taylor
Jeffrey M. Kessler