Posted on 04/08/2019 at 09:00 AM by Guest Author

Want to improve your writing, boost your creativity, and more? Check out these seven online writing resources to help yo...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 03/23/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can add double negatives to the list of grammatical structures that were historically acceptable for years before la...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 03/21/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last year, the Oxford English Dictionary requested submissions of regional slang and dialect in its Words Where You Are...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Language, The Guardian

Posted on 03/13/2019 at 06:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Our earlier post had some animosity towards Alabama (or at least one town in particular), so we’ll even things out...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 03/05/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ll take a page out of pet-lovers’ books and declare that for us, every day is National Grammar Day. But y...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 03/04/2019 at 10:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Peter Mountford couldn’t believe what a basic question his writing instructor was asking: “What is the point...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 02/20/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Every person, native or non-native, who has spoken or spelled in English has bemoaned what a strange language it is. We...

Tagged As: Just for fun, Language, Video

Posted on 02/17/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Language geeks, head over to the Atlas of Endangered Alphabets, stat! The website was created by a nonprofit called (uns...

Tagged As: Language

Posted on 02/07/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Benjamin Dreyer has spent nearly three decades in the copy-editing field, so unsurprisingly he has more than a few stron...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 02/01/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday — or launch day — to the Oxford English Dictionary! On this day in 1884, according to Literar...

Categories: Today in Books