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In Writing Ellipsis (plural, ellipses) is a technique in grammar, also called elliptical construction, that is used to avoid unnecessary repetition or to avoid stating information that the reader already knows. Just as a pronoun aids when referring to a known subject, the ellipsis omits known information that would make writing and conversation long-winded and…
When used to refer to language and dictionaries, corpus (“corpus linguistics”) is an extensive collection of written or audio samples (“corpora”) used in the study of language. Early attempts to study language in this way were based on cultural and religious texts, such as Sanskrit, Hebrew and Arabic writings. Once gathered by hand, these collections…
English is riddled with words from other languages, as if some of our own don’t give us enough trouble! This article and infographic address ten regularly-used words that can give folks fits when trying to spell them.
If you have trouble with any of these words, you are not alone. Misspellings of these ten words are rampant; hopefully, this article and the infographic will help.
What do dogs, horses and light bulbs have in common? They are “countable nouns.” This infographic explores countable and uncountable nouns.