Holidays

Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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Why Doesn’t Veterans Day Have an Apostrophe?

On November 11 our country will honor veterans current and past, on a day that has become a challenge for writers and citizens—the dilemma remains, to add that apostrophe or skip it?

This Is How the First Thesaurus Got Started

January 18th is officially Thesaurus Day, so why not dust off those giant tomes and do what writers do: Geek...


10 Halloween Costumes That Have Been Banned From Schools

Halloween costumes have changed in the last decade, with colleges and middle and grammar schools advising which costumes can—and can't—be...


6 Common Holiday Card Grammar Mistakes to Avoid

Tip number one: Keep those apostrophes in check!


The Most Common E-mail Mistakes Made in 2017

Make error-free writing a New Year's Resolution for 2018!

9 Great Words You Never Knew Were Gaelic

More than 1.3 million Irish citizens still speak Gaelic—and whether you know it or not, you do too! Here are...