Knowledge - Grammar / Spelling
Ever gotten called out for the difference between you’re and your? We’ve all been there–and we don’t ever want to go back. These insightful and interesting grammar articles will turn you into a word whiz quicker than you can blame autocorrect for your grammar faux pas.
To Whom It May Concern: What It Means and How to Use It
There are times when we need to write important letters to people who we don't know, and who may be in positions of authority (for example, HR managers and future bosses). Here's how to begin letters and emails with this formal salutation—and when you shouldn't.
This Is How You’re Supposed to Pronounce “Worcestershire”
Wor-ces-ter-shire? Wo-chess-ter-shire? Wer-ches-ter?
This Is the Real Difference Between “Due to” and “Because Of”
If you think you can use "because of" and "due to" interchangeably, watch out: The grammar nerds are coming for...
What’s the Correct Way to Pronounce “Caribbean”?
You've probably heard two distinct ways. Time to get to the bottom of it—is one actually right?
Compliment vs. Complement: What’s the Difference?
Pay someone a compliment—or is it complement? Here's how to tell the difference and never make that mistake again.
The 20 Most Confusing Rules in the Grammar World
The English language can be seriously perplexing. These 20 rules even boggle the minds of grammarians. Find out which ones...
35 City Names Around the World You’re Mispronouncing
Sound like a native—or at least a savvy tourist—when you learn how to say these place names correctly.
Confirmed: Here’s What GIF Stands for and How to Pronounce It
Everyone uses them, and most people have a very firm opinion on how to pronounce the acronym.
9 Hidden Symbols You Never Knew You Could Text
Whether you go for Apple or Android, every grammar nerd will love these tricks that finally perfect your punctuation.
19 Celebrity Names You’re Probably Pronouncing Wrong
Your friends will probably keep saying these stars' names wrong, but here's how to pronounce…
Grammar Rules: How to Sound Smarter
Think you know how to talk real good? Test yourself: These grammar rules will surprise even the experts.