Posted on 09/26/2018 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Outside of the Fussy world, I volunteer at Girls on the Run, a healthy-choices program for girls ages eight to thirteen....

Posted on 09/04/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Oftentimes, as native speakers, we have a sense for what sounds right but can’t explain why a particular phrasing...

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Tagged As: Editing, Grammar Girl

Posted on 08/29/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We admit it — we often have to look up whether “rack” or “wrack” is correct. If you’...

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Posted on 09/01/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The good news about this Grammar Girl post: It doesn’t alert you to something ungrammatical you’re doing. Th...

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Tagged As: Editing, Grammar Girl

Posted on 07/20/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

"Gourmet" and "gourmand" sound similar, but they're definitely not interchangeable. Grammar Girl...

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Posted on 07/02/2018 at 11:48 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The vast majority of people — including language experts — use “aggravate” to mean “irrita...

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Posted on 05/31/2018 at 03:30 PM by Jeffrey Bruner

Grammar Girl is back with some tips on calvary vs. cavalry, plus an interview with the director of the National Spelling...

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Posted on 05/24/2018 at 08:57 PM by Jeffrey Bruner

Is a troop one person or a group, and what's up with obviously repetitive phrases such as "It is what it is&quo...

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