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7 Words You're Probably Misusing

Mignon Fogarty | Posted 09.12.2012 | Books
Mignon Fogarty

The seven commonly misused words that follow are but a smattering of the ways English can go off the rails. Take note. Get them right and you'll keep sticklers from boarding the crazy train.

The Phrase You're Probably Misusing

Zoë Triska | Posted 08.18.2012 | Books
Zoë Triska

Do YOU know how to use the phrase "begging the question"? No? That's okay; most people don't. It is commonly misused, as people typically confuse it with "raising the question." But that's simply incorrect. Why do people continue to use this confusing phrase if they don't know what it means?