Monthly Archives: April 2017

Award-Winning Words

Beginning with this post, from time to time we’ll look at winning words that may not be fully appreciated. See if you can read my mind to come up with a basic yet invaluable word that improves both of the … Continue reading

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Four-Letter Words

What minor repairs would you make in these sentences? 1. Smith might break out of his slump by reverting back to his old batting stance. 2. Did you know that Wilson was drafted right out of high school? 3. Johnson … Continue reading

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Gray Matters II

Now that you aced last week’s quiz, let’s see if you can replicate that feat. Again, in each sentence decide if both words are correct, only one is correct, or one is passable but the other is preferable. 1. When … Continue reading

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Gray Matters

We’re delving into a few gray areas this week and next. In each sentence decide if only one word is correct, both are acceptable but one is preferable, or both are correct. 1. Arnold was (disinterested/uninterested) in my vacation advice. … Continue reading

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