Learning about agreement

There tends to be a fair bit of eye-rolling at my house when I can't keep my mouth shut about...

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Avoiding euphemism

I noticed this sign last week, in the breakfast room of a small hotel:I couldn't help but...

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Troublesome agreement with collective nouns

Last week, my 6-year-old son brought home a short reader from the Flying Start to Literacy series...

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More on saying what you mean (and salt and fluid for heart disease)

I've learned something today that adds complexity to my recent post about the advice for a type of...

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Saying what you mean

Sometimes, it's remarkably difficult to say what you mean And the consequences can be very realThis...

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I’ve found an electronic dictionary

For some time, I've wanted an electronic dictionary - preferably something that would sit on my...

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Is it Daylight Saving or Daylight Savings?

Today is the day when Australians start their annual summer experience of time-zone madness Today...

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Electronic dictionary hunt

A few times lately, I've thought about how useful it would be to have a dictionary on my computerI...

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Background information that encourages action

I received a letter last week that got me thinking about how much background information writers...

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