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"Number" is for count nouns, and "amount" is for mass nouns, but there are exceptions to the rule. Should you take note or ignore them?

Amount Versus Number

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02/24/2017 at 21:05. Facebook
You’ve Probably Been Signing Your Emails the Wrong Way

You’ve Probably Been Signing Your Emails the Wrong Way

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02/24/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
"Nor" is a tricky conjunction. Here's how to use it.

How to Use the Conjunction "Nor"

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02/24/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
Here's how to use punctuation with trademark symbols.

Punctuation with Trademark Symbols

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02/23/2017 at 17:22. Facebook
Graduating soon? If yes, you'll need a good resume. Start here.

5 Resume Tips for College Seniors

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02/23/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Research on the brain in 2014 revealed what every writer should be doing.

What New Research on the Brain Says Every Writer Should Do

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02/23/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
"Buccaneer," "maven," and "zenith" have roots in lesser-known languages.

10 Words With Roots in Lesser-Known Languages

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02/22/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Find out how to use dangerous words, such as "always," "never," and "often."

Always, Never, Usually, Often, Most, and More

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02/22/2017 at 01:54. Facebook
You may have missed the little joke in "tl;dr."

Is the Semicolon in tl;dr Ironic?

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02/21/2017 at 13:45. Facebook
We use the idiom "a bull in a china shop" to call someone clumsy (among other things), but now we have proof that bulls actually aren't clumsy.

"A Bull in a China Shop": It turns out bulls aren't actually clumsy.

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02/21/2017 at 01:53. Facebook
You don't always capitalize a country name when it appears in the name of a food.

Should You Capitalize the French in French Fries?

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"It's not a good idea to use the positive anymore in your formal writing. You should know that it’s not a grammar mistake; it’s a regionalism."

The Positive 'Anymore'

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Initialisms are abbreviations, but they are not the same as acronyms.

Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms

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"Each culture has its own opinions about certain animals, and this is often reflected in its language."

International Animal Idioms

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Find out the origins of popular color idioms, such as "tickled pink," "red handed," and "yellow journalism."

Color Idioms

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"Phlegm," "muscle," and "asthma" all have one thing in common: unusual silent letters.

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Should we say that Squiggly pled guilty or Squiggly pleaded guilty?

Pled or Pleaded

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"Some silent letters appear in just a few words, but silent E appears so regularly that there’s even a spelling rule about it: A silent E at the end of a word makes the preceding vowel long."

Why English Has Words With Silent Letters

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