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How Do You Check the Word Count on a Google Doc?

Whether you're working on an essay, article, or letter, you probably plan to write until you've covered everything you need to say.

How Many Words Are There in the English Language?

Think about some technology-inspired words in English. You know what it means to "Instagram" or "Google" something, right?

Chose vs. choose

  • mmAlanna Madden
  • March 30, 2020
  • grammar

The verb choose describes the act of making a decision or choosing something out of several different options.

Yay or nay?

  • mmAlanna Madden
  • March 29, 2020
  • grammar

Writing ‘yay or nay’ instead of ‘yea or nay’ is one of the most common misspellings in the English language.

Mrs. vs. ms.?

  • mmAlanna Madden
  • March 28, 2020
  • grammar

The formal title of Ms. is the modern and polite way to address a woman who is unmarried or whose marital status is unknown.

“My Apology” or “My Apologies”?

  • mmAlanna Madden
  • March 27, 2020
  • grammar

The phrases “my apology” and “my apologies” are both grammatically correct, but how we use them in sentences can look very different.

How Many Words Are in a Novel Chapter?

Here’s the short answer—novel chapters tend to be 3,000-5,000 words. James Patterson’s chapters have 250-500 words, though. So, what’s a writer to do?

How Do You Quote a Quote?

Whether you're penning a short story or writing a research paper, you may come across a situation where you need to quote another quotation

Words That Start With M

Everyone wants a magnificent mouthful of vocabulary. Whether you're mellowing out or mouthing off into a megaphone, knowing more words makes you mighty.