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Curiosity Killed The Cat: Meaning & Origin

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Everyone has heard the phrase ‘curiosity killed the cat’ - but what does it mean? What is the significance of this particular phrase? Let’s take a look.

Which vs. that: What’s the difference?

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  • mmAlanna Madden
  • calander pngDecember 22, 2019
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That and which are relative pronouns that function similarly within a modifying clause, but are used differently within sentences.

What Does Tis the Season Mean?

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Come the end of November, you’re bound to hear the phrase tis the season over and over and see it written practically everywhere. But what does it mean?

What Does Under the Weather Mean?

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Has someone ever told you they were feeling under the weather? Did you know what they meant? If you were confused, you wouldn’t be alone.

Words That Start With R: Your Scrabble Cheat Sheet

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If you’re looking to reinvent your vocabulary, get ready to recognize words that start with the letter R.

Words That Start With P: Your Scrabble Cheat Sheet

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If you’re looking to possess a plentiful vocabulary, prepare to pore over words that start with the letter P.

Principal vs. principle?

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  • mmAlanna Madden
  • calander pngDecember 13, 2019
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Principal and principle are commonly confused words that are pronounced and spelled similarly but carry different meanings.

Words That Start With T: Your Scrabble Cheat Sheet

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Think about all the times you’ve tried to remember a word. Avoid this trouble by teaching yourself to talk with a terrific vocabulary.

Where does the comma go—before or after but?

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Using Coordinating Conjunctions to Link Independent Clauses First, let's address why you'll typically put the comma before the word but.