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Grammar pet peeves--but how do you tell people they are using words incorrectly! My next pet peeve is mispronunciation of words!

wowe: William S. Burroughs and Madonna, The Limelight, New York, 1984

William S. Burroughs and Madonna at his birthday party at Limelight 1984

We need hyphens because working twenty four-hour shifts is not the same as working twenty-four hour shifts or twenty-four-hour shifts.

Grammar - Punctuation, The Hyphen - When writing, numbers 10 and over can be written as a number: four-hour shifts", hour shifts", shifts".

it's because they're french words, and adding e or doubling the last consonant and adding e is usually the way to make a word feminine

I was aware of the fiance/fiancee difference, due to the fact that I was someone who read the dictionary (true story), but I always thought that the blond/blonde was a difference of language (maybe French?

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The proper use of who and whom is a grammar issue that stymies many writers and speakers. While some grammar pundits have called for doing away with whom altogether, I think it's a valid word that we.

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Grammar is the greatest joy in life~ Aunt Josephine

Hyphenation cheat sheet

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Vocabulary Words for Writing Scary Stories

Vocabulary Words for Writing Scary Stories

I love grammar, and I love jokes about grammar. This week, I'm at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer for my monthly column there with a list of my favorite grammar memes! Here is one: Go see the...

My Favorite Grammar Memes

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The coffee tasting wheel can be helpful when describing a coffees flavor and aroma. This is the standard go to table for anyone in the coffee industry looking for some word guidance.